Franklin D. Roosevelt Quotes


88 Franklin D. Roosevelt quotes:



"Books may be burned and cities sacked, but truth like the yearning for freedom, lives in the hearts of humble men and women"
"Peace, like charity, begins at home"
Author: Roosevelt Quotes Category: Charity Quotes
"Today we are faced with the preeminent fact that, if civilization is to survive, we must cultivate the science of human relationships - the ability of all peoples, of all kinds, to live together, in the same world, at peace"
"But while they prate of economic laws, men and women are starving. We must lay hold of the fact that economic laws are not made by nature. They are made by human beings."
"This generation of Americans has a rendezvous with destiny."
Author: Roosevelt Quotes Category: America Quotes
"I sometimes think that the saving grace of America lies in the fact that the overwhelming majority of Americans are possessed of two great qualities- a sense of humor and a sense of proportion."
Author: Roosevelt Quotes Category: America Quotes
"We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees."
Author: Roosevelt Quotes Category: Freedom Quotes
"Freedom to learn is the first necessity of guaranteeing that man himself shall be self-reliant enough to be free"
Author: Roosevelt Quotes Category: Freedom Quotes
"The forgotten man at the bottom of the economic pyramid."
"Confidence... thrives on honesty, on honor, on the sacredness of obligations, on faithful protection and on unselfish performance. Without them it cannot live."
"The only thing we have to fear is fear itself - nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror which paralyzes needed efforts to convert retreat into advance."
"If you treat people right they will treat you right... ninety percent of the time."
"The overwhelming majority of Americans are possessed of two great qualities a sense of humor and a sense of proportion."
"It is an unfortunate human failing that a full pocketbook often groans more loudly than an empty stomach."
"Are you laboring under the impression that I read these memoranda of yours? I can't even lift them."
"If you treat people right they will treat you right -- ninety percent of the time."
Author: Roosevelt Quotes Category: Attitude Quotes
"We continue to recognize the greater ability of some to earn more than others. But we do assert that the ambition of the individual to obtain for him a proper security is an ambition to be preferred to the appetite for great wealth and great power."
"We have always held to the hope, the belief, the conviction that there is a better life, a better world, beyond the horizon."
"Do Something. If it works, do more of it. If it doesn't, do something else."
Author: Roosevelt Quotes Category: Action Quotes
"It is common sense to take a method and try it. If it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something."



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