Eleanor Related Quotes



Eleanor Roosevelt was painfully shy, painfully shy. So she overcompensated. In the same way that Nancy [Reagan] felt unattractive and unlovable and so everything had to be - hair had to be perfect, and the makeup and the clothes. Because she thought, "They don't think I'm pretty."

Cynthia Nixon

#Eleanor #Makeup #Nancy #Roosevelt


Eleanor Roosevelt, Rosa Parks, Gandhi ? all these peopled described themselves as quiet and soft-spoken and even shy. And they all took the spotlight, even though every bone in their bodies was telling them not to.

Susan Cain

#Eleanor #Gandhi #Peopled #Roosevelt #Spotlight


I learned the power of radio watching Eleanor Roosevelt do her show. I used to go up to Hyde Park and hold her papers. I was just a messenger, but it planted the bug of radio in me.

Allen Funt

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[John] McCain references favorite presidents like Teddy Roosevelt. Hillary cited Eleanor Roosevelt.

Paul Kengor

#Eleanor #Mccain #Presidents #References #Roosevelt


Eleanor [Marx] was involved in the 1889 Paris congress resolution that established May Day as an annual demonstration of the international solidarity of labour in the demand for a legal eight-hour day.

Rachel Holmes

#Demonstration #Eleanor #Labour #Legal #Paris #Resolution


First lady has been a thankless position. Eleanor Roosevelt was brilliant and had strong views. She was criticized for her politics and for her appearance. Mrs. Roosevelt was attacked for being too involved in politics. Bess Truman was criticized for being uninvolved in politics.

Karen Decrow

#Appearance #Attacked #Eleanor #Roosevelt #Too #Truman


There were always jokes about Hillary Clinton channeling Eleanor Roosevelt, but Eleanor Roosevelt was really instrumental at the UN, and would want to meet with various other delegates.

Madeleine Albright

#Eleanor #Instrumental #Roosevelt


“No one, Eleanor Roosevelt said, can make you feel inferior without your consent. Never give it.”

Marian Wright Edelman

#Consent #Eleanor #Feel #Inferior #No #One #Roosevelt


Gloria Steinem in the women's movement. Eleanor Smeal of the Feminist Majority. There are all of these great wonderful women I've met that are so inspirational.

Dolores Huerta

#Eleanor #Inspirational #Majority


Eleanor Marx was her father's first biographer. All subsequent biographies of Karl Marx, and most of Engels, draw on her work as their primary sources for the family history, often without knowing it. I think if she'd been a son, she would have been referenced more.

Rachel Holmes

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