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Eleanor Roosevelt on Science
Eleanor Roosevelt on Science

“What we must learn to do is to create unbreakable bonds between the sciences and the humanities.”

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Self-Refinement Through the Wisdom of the Ages: 15 Resolutions from Some of Humanity’s Greatest Minds
Self-Refinement Through the Wisdom of the Ages: 15 Resolutions from Some of Humanity’s Greatest Minds

Enduring ideas for personal refinement from Seneca, Thoreau, Virginia Woolf, Carl Sagan, Alan Watts, Emerson, Bruce Lee, Maya Angelou, and more.

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Eleanor Roosevelt on Happiness, Conformity, and Integrity
Eleanor Roosevelt on Happiness, Conformity, and Integrity

“When you adopt the standards and the values of someone else … you surrender your own integrity. You become, to the extent of your surrender, less of a human being.”

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Eleanor Roosevelt on  the Power of Personal Conviction and Our Individual Responsibility in Social Change
Eleanor Roosevelt on the Power of Personal Conviction and Our Individual Responsibility in Social Change

“In the long run there is no more liberating, no more exhilarating experience than to determine one’s position, state it bravely, and then act boldly. Action brings with it its own courage, its own energy, a growth of self-confidence that can be acquired in no other way.”

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Eleanor Roosevelt’s Little-Known 1940 Christmas Story of Hope
Eleanor Roosevelt’s Little-Known 1940 Christmas Story of Hope

“The times are so serious that even children should be made to understand that there are vital differences in people’s beliefs which lead to differences in behavior.”

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Eleanor Roosevelt’s Controversial Love Letters to Lorena Hickok
Eleanor Roosevelt’s Controversial Love Letters to Lorena Hickok

“You have grown so much to be a part of my life that it is empty without you.”

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