You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, 'I have lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.' You must do the thing you think you cannot do. —Eleanor Roosevelt

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You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, 'I have lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.' You must do the thing you think you cannot do.

ELEANOR ROOSEVELT

U.S. First Lady, diplomat, human rights activist

COMMENTS


Nancy from Brooklyn NY JULY 21, 2016
A. Fighting message to making yourself a champion. Wise woman as always.

Anonymous JUNE 11, 2015
Lovely & insightful quotes. A. Crews

Anonymous JUNE 2, 2015
great quote and full of insight


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