Quotation by Eleanor Roosevelt

Organize first for knowledge, first with the object of making us know ourselves as a nation, for we have to do that before we can be of value to other nations of the world and then organize to accomplish the things that you decide to want. And ... don't make decisions with the interest of youth alone before you. Make your decisions because they are good for the nation as a whole.
Eleanor Roosevelt (1884–1962), U.S. First Lady, author, and speaker. As quoted in Eleanor and Franklin, ch. 45, by Joseph P. Lash (1971).

In a July 1939 speech to the Youth Congress.
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