Wednesday September 15th 2010

Thought for the Day

“Do what you feel in your heart to be right
for you’ll be criticized anyway.
You’ll be damned if you do,
and damned if you don’t.”

~ Eleanor Roosevelt

Eleanor Roosevelt *Anna Eleanor Roosevelt

Born October 11, 1884 New York, New York
Died November 7, 1962 (aged 78) New York, New York

First Lady of the United States from 1933 to 1945. She supported the New Deal policies of her husband, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, and became an advocate for civil rights. After her husband’s death in 1945, Roosevelt continued to be an internationally prominent author, speaker, politician, and activist for the New Deal coalition. She worked to enhance the status of working women, although she opposed the Equal Rights Amendment because she believed it would adversely affect women.

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