Quotation by Eleanor Roosevelt

You need not be proud of me.... I'm only being active till you can be again—it isn't such a great desire on my part to serve the world and I'll fall back into habits of sloth quite easily!
Eleanor Roosevelt (1884–1962), U.S. First Lady, author, and speaker. As quoted in Eleanor and Franklin, ch. 28, by Joseph P. Lash (1971).

In a letter to her husband, the future president Franklin Delano Roosevelt, dated February 5, 1924. She had become active politically while he recovered from polio and was forced to abandon political work. This letter was an attempt to reassure and console him. In fact, Roosevelt maintained and broadened her independent political activity (speaking, writing, etc.) throughout her life.
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