Franklin D. Roosevelt Quotes

88 Franklin D. Roosevelt quotes:

"Do Something. If it works, do more of it. If it doesn't, do something else."
Author: Roosevelt Quotes Category: Action 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."
"Self-interest is the enemy of all true affection."
"When you see a rattlesnake poised to strike you, do not wait until he has struck before you crush him."
"Happiness... it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort."
"I'm not the smartest fellow in the world, but I can sure pick smart colleagues."
"The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much it is whether we provide enough for those who have little."
Author: Roosevelt Quotes Category: History Quotes
"The truth is found when men are free to pursue it."
"This generation of Americans has a rendezvous with destiny."
Author: Roosevelt Quotes Category: America Quotes
"The frontier of America is on the Rhine"
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
"Knowledge—that is, education in its true sense—is our best protection against unreasoning prejudice and panic-making fear, whether engendered by special interest, illiberal minorities, or panic-stricken leaders."
"The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today."
Author: Roosevelt Quotes Category: Doubt Quotes Realization Quotes
"An election cannot give a country a firm sense of direction if it has two or more national parties which merely have different names but are as alike in their principles and aims as two peas in the same pod"
"I have no expectation of making a hit every time I come to bat."
"If it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something."
Author: Roosevelt Quotes Category: Failure Quotes
"The point in history at which we stand is full of promise and danger. The world will either move forward toward unity and widely shared prosperity - or it will move apart."
"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."
"There are many ways of going forward, but only one way of standing still."
"It is an unfortunate human failing that a full pocketbook often groans more loudly than an empty stomach."

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