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American 32nd US President (1933-45), cousin of Theodore Roosevelt, 26th US president. 1882-1945
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Remember, remember always that all of us, and you and I especially, are descended from immigrants and revolutionists
Repetition does not transform a lie into a truth
Rules are not necessarily sacred, principles are.
Self-help and self-control are the essence of the American tradition
Self-interest is the enemy of all true affection.
Selfishness is the only real atheism; aspiration, unselfishness, the only real religion.
Taxes, after all, are the dues that we pay for the privileges of membership in an organized society
The ablest man I ever met is the man you think you are
The barrier between success is not something which exists in the real world: it is composed purely and simply of doubts about ability.
The civilization of the past 100 years, with its startling industrial changes, has tended more and more to make life insecure. Young people have come to wonder what would be their lot when they came to old age. The man with a job has wondered how long the job would last.
the first war of the 21st century.
The forgotten man at the bottom of the economic pyramid.
The frontier of America is on the Rhine
America and Americans
The hopes of the Republic cannot forever tolerate either undeserved poverty or self-serving wealth.
The liberty of a democracy is not safe if the people tolerate the growth of private power to a point where it comes stronger than their democratic state itself. That, in its essence, is fascism - ownership of government by an individual, by a group,
The measure of the restoration lies in the extent to which we apply social values more noble than mere monetary profits
The moment a mere numerical superiority by either states or voters in this country proceeds to ignore the needs and desires of the minority, and for their own selfish purpose or advancement, hamper or oppress that minority, or debar them in any way from equal privileges and equal rights -- that moment will mark the failure of our constitutional system.
The Nation that destroys its soil destroys itself
The one absolutely certain way of bringing this nation to ruin, or preventing all possibility of its continuing as a nation at all, would be to permit it to become a tangle of squabbling nationalities.
The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.
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