Quote for 10/15/13

jim_1 Zone 5B Illinois(5b)October 15, 2013

It's your life - but only if you make it so. The standards by which you live must be your own standards, your own values, your own convictions in regard to what is right and wrong, what is true and false, what is important and what is trivial. When you adopt the standards and the values of someone else or a community or a pressure group, you surrender your own integrity. You become, to the extent of your surrender, less of a human being.

Eleanor Roosevelt in "You Learn by Living: Eleven Keys for a More Fulfilling Life"

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anneliese_32(6)

As always, an Eleanore Roosevelt quote gives great advise. She would have made a very good president.

    Bookmark   October 15, 2013 at 8:57AM
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lilosophie

Eleanor was so ahead of her time, she was another political figure
to get a lot of flak, it did not deter her from being herself

    Bookmark   October 15, 2013 at 9:44AM
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surya55_gw

Agreed with you Lilo. Thanks Jim for a great quote.

    Bookmark   October 15, 2013 at 6:33PM
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west_gardener

Thanks for the quote, Jim.

    Bookmark   October 15, 2013 at 7:52PM
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