Copy & paste this link to your blog or website to reference this page
Quotation by Eleanor Roosevelt
This will not be disloyalty but will show that as members of a party they are loyal first to the fine things for which the party stands and when it rejects those things or forgets the legitimate objects for which parties exist, then as a party it cannot command the honest loyalty of its members.
Eleanor Roosevelt (1884–1962), U.S. First Lady, author, and speaker. From It's Up to the Women (1933). As quoted in Eleanor and Franklin, ch. 36, by Joseph P. Lash (1971).
As a new First Lady, she was exhorting women to reject their political parties' candidates "when the need arises."
Surprise me with a
The Columbia World of Quotations © 1996, Columbia University Press.
Licensed from Columbia University Press. All rights reserved. Except as otherwise permitted by written agreement, the following are prohibited: copying substantial portions or the entirety of the work in machine readable form, making multiple printouts thereof, and other uses of the work inconsistent with U.S. and applicable foreign copyright and related laws.
2015 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.