Quotation by Eleanor Roosevelt

The basis of world peace is the teaching which runs through almost all the great religions of the world. "Love thy neighbor as thyself." Christ, some of the other great Jewish teachers, Buddha, all preached it. Their followers forgot it. What is the trouble between capital and labor, what is the trouble in many of our communities, but rather a universal forgetting that this teaching is one of our first obligations.
Eleanor Roosevelt (1884–1962), First Lady of the United States, author, speaker, and diplomat. As quoted in Eleanor and Franklin, ch. 27, by Joseph P. Lash (1971).

Written in 1925, before her husband, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, had yet been elected President.
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