Those (who) seek to establish systems of Government based on the regimentation of all Human Beings by a handful of individual rulers...call this a new order. It is not new and it is not order.
True wealth is not a static thing. It is a living thing made out of the disposition of men to create and distribute the good things of life with rising standards of living.
We think of our land and water and human resources not as static and sterile possessions but as life giving assets to be directed by wise provisions for future days.
It is one of the characteristics of a free and democratic nation that it have free and independent labor unions.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees.
The only thing we have to fear is a giant wheelchair-crushing squid. Well... uh... actually, I guess that's the only thing I have to fear.
The best customer of American industry is the well paid worker.
We know that enduring peace cannot be bought at the cost of other people's freedom.
I ask especially that no state shall, by law or otherwise, authorize the return of the saloon, either in its old form or in some modern guise.
I suggest a nationwide reading of the Holy Scriptures during the period from Thanksgiving Day to Christmas.
Go for the moon. If you don't get it, you'll still be heading for a star. Happiness lies not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of the creative effort.
The American People in their Righteous Might will win through to Absolute Victory.
No matter how long it may take us to overcome this premeditated invasion, the American people in their righteous might will win through to absolute victory.
Freedom means the supremacy of human rights everywhere. Our support goes to those who struggle to gain those rights or keep them.
The democratic aspiration is no mere recent phase in human history. It is human history.
I regard reduction in Federal spending as one of the most important issues in this campaign. In my opinion it is the most direct and effective contribution that Government can make to business.
Since 1775 the United States Marines have upheld a fine tradition of service to their country. They are doing so today. I am confident they will continue to do so.
Okay, you've convinced me. Now go out there and bring pressure on me.
That is the spiral galaxy in Andromeda. It is as large as our Milky Way. It is one of a hundred million galaxies. It consists of one hundred billion suns. Now I think we are small enough.
We do not see faith, hope, and charity as unattainable ideals, but we use them as stout supports of a nation fighting the fight for freedom in a modern civilization.
My own party can succeed at the polls only so long as it continues to be the party of militant liberalism.
The chief problem is, of course, whether the marching of the general spirit of things is heading consciously or sub- consciously toward an idea of extension of boundaries.
To carry adequate life insurance is a moral obligation incumbent upon the great majority of citizens.
We may make mistakes-but they must never be mistakes which result from faintness of heart or abandonment of moral principle.
We know that there are chiselers. At the bottom of every case of criticism and obstruction we have found some selfish interest, some private axe to grind.
The loneliest feeling in the world is when you think you are leading the parade and turn to find that no one is following you. No president who badly misguesses public opinion will last very long.
The function of Government must be to favor no small group at the expense of its duty to protect the rights of personal freedom and of private property of all its citizens.
These are bad days for all of us who remember always that when real world forces come into conflict, the final result is never as dark as we mortals guess it in very difficult days.
This great nation will endure as it has endured, will revive and will prosper. So, first of all, let me assert my firm belief that the only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
There's nothing to fear but a wide receiver who can run a 100-yard dash in under 10 seconds.
Labor Day symbolizes our determination to achieve an economic freedom for the average man which will give his political freedom realty.
I am much interested and deeply impressed by what he has accomplished and by his evidenced honest purpose of restoring Italy and seeking to prevent general European trouble.
Preparation for defense is an inalienable prerogative of a sovereign state.
Beware of that profound enemy of the free enterprise system who pays lip-service to free competition, but also labels every antitrust prosecution as a persecution.
The hopes of the Republic cannot forever tolerate either undeserved poverty or self-serving wealth.
The fate of America cannot depend on any one man. The greatness of America is grounded in principles and not on any single personality.
A program whose basic thesis is, not that the system of free enterprise for profit has failed in this generation, but that it has not yet been tried!
I am ... willing to make it clear that American foreign policy must uphold the sanctity of international treaties. That is the cornerstone on which all relations between nations must rest.
We must remember that any oppression, any injustice, any hatred, is a wedge designed to attack our civilization.
The first twelve years are the hardest.
I have an unshaken conviction that democracy can never be undermined if we maintain our library resources and a national intelligence capable of utilizing them.
Never underestimate a man who overestimates himself.
The real truth of the matter is, as you and I know, that a financial element in the larger centers has owned the Government ever since the days of Andrew Jackson.
Your boys are not going to be sent into any foreign wars.
The driving force of a nation lies in its spiritual purpose, made effective by free, tolerant but unremitting national will.
The United States is founded on the principles of Christianity.
Calm seas never made a good sailor.
We Have Nothing To Fear But Fear Itself.
I think this would be a good time for a beer.
I love it -- I just love it.
December 7, 1941. A date which will live in infamy.
Happiness is not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.
The Democratic Party will live and continue to receive the support of the majority of Americans just so long as it remains a liberal party.
All free peoples are deeply impressed by the courage and steadfastness of the Greek nation.
General de Gaulle was a thoroughly bad boy. The day he arrived, he thought he was Joan of Arc and the following day he insisted that he was Georges Clemenceau.
Better the occasional faults of a government that lives in a spirit of charity than the consistent omissions of a government frozen in the ice of its own indifference.
Competition has been shown to be useful
up to a certain point and no further,
but cooperation, which is the thing
we must strive for today,
begins where competition leaves off.