Good and bad

A mature person is one who does not think only in absolutes, who is able to be objective even when deeply stirred emotionally, who has learned that there is both good and bad in all people and all things, and who walks humbly and deals charitably with the circumstances of life, knowing that in this world no one is all-knowing and therefore all of us need both charity and love.

~ Eleanor Roosevelt

Choices

One’s philosophy is not best expressed in words; It is expressed in the choices one makes.

~ Eleanor Roosevelt

Bookend

I left this quote on my desk when I left for Colorado. …and what a challenge it was!

You must do the thing you think you cannot

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, You Learn by Living (1960)

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