We must know what we think and speak out, even at the risk of unpopularity. In the final analysis, a democratic government represents the sum total of the courage and the integrity of its individuals. It cannot be better than they are.

Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962) First Lady of the US (1933-45), politician, diplomat, activist
Tomorrow Is Now (1963)

Added on 11-Jun-08 | Last updated 2-Apr-15
Link to this post | No comments
Topics: , , , ,
More quotes by Roosevelt, Eleanor

Thoughts? Comments? Corrections? Feedback?