"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 Exactly why I believe in saying and doing what's right!
President Franklin Roosevelt and First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt. I love how he stood up to his opponents and made things happen. Eleanor was a great humanitarian. She truly cared about making life better for everyone on this planet. FDR was probably one of the best and greatest presidents.
Inaugural Reception Gown, Arnold Constable: 1945, rayon crepe trimmed with lace and sequins. Worn by Eleanor Roosevelt. Housed in the "First Ladies at the Smithsonian" Gallery (expanded and re-opened 11/19/2011) of the National Museum of American History.
Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962) As wife of the 32nd President, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Eleanor Roosevelt challenged and transformed the historically ceremonial, behind-the-scenes First Lady role. She increased her public presence by participating in radio broadcasts, authoring a daily syndicated column, "My Day," and holding weekly, women-only press conferences (she was the first presidential wife to do so) to discuss women's issues, her daily activities and breaking news. Along the way, she…
Eleanor Roosevelt:" no one can make you feel inferior without your consent." " stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing you think you cannot do." "do what you feel in your heart to be right, for you will be criticized anyway."
Irena Sendler (1910-2008) was a Polish Roman Catholic nurse/social worker who served in the Polish Underground during WW2, and as head of children's section of Żegota, an underground resistance organization in German-occupied Warsaw. Assisted by some two dozen other Żegota members, Sendler smuggled 2500 Jewish children out of the Warsaw Ghetto and and then provided them with false identity documents and with housing outside the Ghetto, saving those children during the Holocaust.