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American 32nd US President (1933-45), cousin of Theodore Roosevelt, 26th US president. 1882-1945
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Freedom to learn is the first necessity of guaranteeing that man himself shall be self-reliant enough to be free
greatly impressed.
Happiness lies not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the enjoyment of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort
Happiness... it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.
He (Somoza, the elder in Nicaragua) may be an SOB but he's our SOB
He stands in the unbroken line of patriots who have dared to die that freedom might live, and grow, and increase its blessings. Freedom lives, and through it, he lives - in a way that humbles the undertakings of most men.
He [Somoza] may be a son of a bitch, but he's our son of a bitch
Here is my principle: Taxes shall be levied according to ability to pay. That is the only American principle.
Human kindness has never weakened the stamina or softened the fiber of a free people. A nation does not have to be cruel to be tough.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
I consider it a public duty to answer falsifications with facts. I will not pretend that I find this an unpleasant duty. I am an old campaigner, and I love a good fight.
I do not believe in Communism any more than you do but there is nothing wrong with the Communists in this country; several of the best friends I have got are Communists
I have no expectation of making a hit every time I come to bat.
I hope that your committee will not permit doubt as to constitutionality, however reasonable, to block the suggested legislation (the Guffey Coal Control Bill)
I pledge you, I pledge myself, to a new deal for the American people
I see one-third of a nation ill-housed, ill-clad, ill-nourished.
I think we consider too much the good luck of the early bird and not enough the bad luck of the early worm.
I'm not the smartest fellow in the world, but I can sure pick smart colleagues.
If I went to work in a factory the first thing I'd do is join a union.
If I were starting life over again, I am inclined to think that I would go into the advertising business in preference to almost any other. The general raising of the standards of modern civilization among all groups of people during the past half ce
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