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How Eleanor Roosevelt Revolutionized Politics
How Eleanor Roosevelt Revolutionized Politics

“Eleanor Roosevelt, lean and rangy, wore floral dresses and tucked flowers in the brim of floppy hats perched on top of her wavy hair, but she had a spine as stiff as the steel girder of a skyscraper.”

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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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The Greatest LGBT Love Letters of All Time
The Greatest LGBT Love Letters of All Time

Virginia Woolf, Oscar Wilde, Eleanor Roosevelt, Margaret Mead, Allen Ginsberg, Edna St. Vincent Millay, and more.

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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: New Year’s Resolutions from Some of Humanity’s Greatest Minds
Self-Refinement Through the Wisdom of the Ages: New Year’s 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’s Little-Known Children’s Book About Christmas and Hope Amid Humanity’s Darkest Hour
Eleanor Roosevelt’s Little-Known Children’s Book About Christmas and Hope Amid Humanity’s Darkest Hour

“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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