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American 32nd US President (1933-45), cousin of Theodore Roosevelt, 26th US president. 1882-1945
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Let us never forget that government is ourselves and not an alien power over us. The ultimate rulers of our democracy are not a President and senators and congressmen and government officials, but the voters of this country.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
More than an end to war, we want an end to the beginning of all wars - yes, an end to this brutal, inhuman and thoroughly impractical method of settling the differences between governments.
More than an end to war, we want an end to the beginnings of all wars.
Never before have we had so little time in which to do so much.
Never underestimate a man who overestimates himself.
No business which depends for existence on paying less than living wages to its workers has any right to continue in this country
No democracy can long survive which does not accept as fundamental to its very existence the recognition of the rights of minorities.
No political party has exclusive patent rights on prosperity.
Not only our future economic soundness but the very soundness of our democratic institutions depends on the determination of our government to give employment to idle men.
Oh Lord, give us faith... Give us faith in each other; faith in our united crusade.
On this tenth day in June, 1940, the hand that held the dagger has struck it into the back of its neighbor
One thing is sure. We have to do something. We have to do the best we know how at the moment. If it doesn't turn out right, we can modify it as we go along.
Doing Your Best
Our true destiny is not to be ministered unto but to minister to ourselves and to our fellow men.
Peace, like charity, begins at home
Physical strength can never permanently withstand the impact of spiritual force.
Presidents do make mistakes, but the immortal Dante tells us that divine justice weighs the sins of the cold-blooded and the sins of the warm-hearted in different scales
Private enterprise is ceasing to be free enterprise
Put two or three men in positions of conflicting authority. This will force them to work at loggerheads, allowing you to be the ultimate arbiter.
Remember you are just an extra in everyone else's play.
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