Eleanor Roosevelt: A Life of Discovery Quotes

Russell Freedman
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"By her own account, she had been an 'ugly duckling' whose mother told her, 'You have no looks, so see to it that you have manners.'"
Chap. 1, p. 2

"Looking back it strikes me that my childhood and my early youth were one long battle against. Fear."
Chap. 2, p. 5

"I felt that I was starting a new life, free from all my former sins and traditions... this was the first time in my life that all my fears left me. If I lived up to the rules and told the truth, there was nothing to fear."
Chap. 3, p. 23

"At nineteen, Eleanor described herself as 'a curious mixture of extreme innocence and unworldliness with a great deal of knowledge of some of the less agreeable sides of life.'"
Chap. 3, p. 34

"'I [saw] for the first time where women stood when it came to a national convention,' she wrote...

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