John Aspinwall Roosevelt II — Despite becoming pregnant six times, Roosevelt disliked having sex with her husband. She once told her daughter Anna that it was an "ordeal to be borne". He had been contemplating leaving his wife for Lucy. However, following pressure from his political advisor, Louis Howeand from his mother, who threatened to disinherit Franklin if he followed through with a divorce, the couple remained married.
She served as a U. This declaration may well become the international Magna Carta for all men everywhere. We do not have to become heroes overnight.
Just one step at a time, meeting each thing that comes up, seeing it is not as dreadful as it appeared, discovering we have the strength to stare it down.
For one thing we know beyond all doubt: In small places, close to home — so close and so small that they cannot be seen on any maps of the world. Yet they are the world of the individual person; the neighbourhood he lives in; the school or college he attends; the factory, farm or office where he works.
Such are the places where every man, woman and child seeks equal justice, equal opportunity, equal dignity without discrimination.
Unless these rights have meaning there, they have little meaning anywhere. Without concerned citizen action to uphold them close to home, we shall look in vain for progress in the larger world. One must believe in it. One must work at it. Alone we cannot keep the peace of the world, but in cooperation with others we have to achieve this much longed-for security.
But you can join with other nations, under a joint flag, to accomplish something good for the world that you cannot accomplish alone.
You cannot make any useful contribution in life unless you do this.Mar 09, · Eleanor Roosevelt hardly needs an introduction. She was born on October 11, , and served as an American diplomat and activist.
She has the honor of being the longest-serving First Lady of the United States. Eleanor Roosevelt to Harry S Truman 7 March Gandhi has left his mark and there is an unselfish service being given among young and old which might be of help even in our own democracy.
Mr. Bowles has done everything possible for me but I am afraid I can never accomplish what the Indians want as a result of my visit. Eleanor Roosevelt and her granddaughter, Nancy Ireland, in in Hyde Park, New York.
Courtesy of The Roosevelt Institute My grandmother seemed to have more hours in her day than anybody else. EXCEPTIONALLY SCARCE PRESENTATION FIRST EDITION OF ELEANOR ROOSEVELT’S AUTOBIOGRAPHY, , INSCRIBED BY HER WITH FOUR TYPED LETTERS OF THE SAME YEAR TO THE RECIPIENT, EACH SIGNED BY ELEANOR ROOSEVELT.
ROOSEVELT, Eleanor. The Autobiography of Eleanor Roosevelt. New York: Harper & Brothers, ().
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The following, according to her son, is a prayer that she said every night.