Eleanor Roosevelt

I have solved the mystery!  Clearly, I had not seen Talledega Nights, or I would have known the fictional quote attributed to Eleanor Roosevelt at the start of the movie was “America is all about speed. Hot, nasty, bad-ass speed”, thus all the strange searches that have led to my blog. Here, though, is a […]

Be Warned!

I went to Kinokunya- which is my favourite book chain in Sydney (though not as good as the independent Gleebooks)- at lunch time today and managed to find Eleanor Roosevelt’s biography. I am very excited. So be warned- I’m likely to quote it a lot in the near future.

Eleanor Roosevelt Quotes

Eleanor Roosevelt was one of the most amazing women ever.  Full stop.  That’s it.  Nothing more need be said. “Freedom makes a huge requirement of every human being. With freedom comes responsibility. For the person who is unwilling to grow up, the person who does not want to carry is own weight, this is a […]


I remembered this quote today: I think that somehow, we learn who we really are and then live with that decision. -Eleanor Roosevelt. Isn’t that lovely?!