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quote by Franklin D. Roosevelt: 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. with background image: photo of author Franklin D. Roosevelt with quote

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.

--Franklin D. Roosevelt



quote by Franklin D. Roosevelt: 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. with background image: photo of author Franklin D. Roosevelt with quote

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.

--Franklin D. Roosevelt

quote by Franklin D. Roosevelt: 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. with background image: photo of author Franklin D. Roosevelt with quote

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.

--Franklin D. Roosevelt
quote by Franklin D. Roosevelt: It is one of the characteristics of a free and democratic nation that it have free and independent labor unions. with background image: photo of author Franklin D. Roosevelt with quote

It is one of the characteristics of a free and democratic nation that it have free and independent labor unions.

--Franklin D. Roosevelt
quote by Franklin D. Roosevelt: We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees. with background image: photo of author Franklin D. Roosevelt with quote

We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees.

--Franklin D. Roosevelt


quote by Franklin D. Roosevelt: 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. with background image: photo of author Franklin D. Roosevelt with quote

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.

--Franklin D. Roosevelt

quote by Franklin D. Roosevelt: The best customer of American industry is the well paid worker. with background image: photo of author Franklin D. Roosevelt with quote

The best customer of American industry is the well paid worker.

--Franklin D. Roosevelt
quote by Franklin D. Roosevelt: We know that enduring peace cannot be bought at the cost of other people's freedom. with background image: photo of author Franklin D. Roosevelt with quote

We know that enduring peace cannot be bought at the cost of other people's freedom.

--Franklin D. Roosevelt


quote by Franklin D. Roosevelt: 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. with background image: photo of author Franklin D. Roosevelt with quote

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.

--Franklin D. Roosevelt
quote by Franklin D. Roosevelt: I suggest a nationwide reading of the Holy Scriptures during the period from Thanksgiving Day to Christmas. with background image: photo of author Franklin D. Roosevelt with quote

I suggest a nationwide reading of the Holy Scriptures during the period from Thanksgiving Day to Christmas.

--Franklin D. Roosevelt
quote by Franklin D. Roosevelt: 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. with background image: photo of author Franklin D. Roosevelt with quote

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.

--Franklin D. Roosevelt
quote by Franklin D. Roosevelt: The American People in their Righteous Might will win through to Absolute Victory. with background image: photo of author Franklin D. Roosevelt with quote

The American People in their Righteous Might will win through to Absolute Victory.

--Franklin D. Roosevelt

quote by Franklin D. Roosevelt: 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. with background image: photo of author Franklin D. Roosevelt with quote

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.

--Franklin D. Roosevelt

quote by Franklin D. Roosevelt: Freedom means the supremacy of human rights everywhere. Our support goes to those who struggle to gain those rights or keep them. with background image: photo of author Franklin D. Roosevelt with quote

Freedom means the supremacy of human rights everywhere. Our support goes to those who struggle to gain those rights or keep them.

--Franklin D. Roosevelt
quote by Franklin D. Roosevelt: The democratic aspiration is no mere recent phase in human history. It is human history. with background image: photo of author Franklin D. Roosevelt with quote

The democratic aspiration is no mere recent phase in human history. It is human history.

--Franklin D. Roosevelt
quote by Franklin D. Roosevelt: 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. with background image: photo of author Franklin D. Roosevelt with quote

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.

--Franklin D. Roosevelt



quote by Franklin D. Roosevelt: 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. with background image: photo of author Franklin D. Roosevelt with quote

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.

--Franklin D. Roosevelt


quote by Franklin D. Roosevelt: Okay, you've convinced me. Now go out there and bring pressure on me. with background image: photo of author Franklin D. Roosevelt with quote

Okay, you've convinced me. Now go out there and bring pressure on me.

--Franklin D. Roosevelt
quote by Franklin D. Roosevelt: 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. with background image: photo of author Franklin D. Roosevelt with quote

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.

--Franklin D. Roosevelt

quote by Franklin D. Roosevelt: 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. with background image: photo of author Franklin D. Roosevelt with quote

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.

--Franklin D. Roosevelt









quote by Franklin D. Roosevelt: My own party can succeed at the polls only so long as it continues to be the party of militant liberalism. with background image: photo of author Franklin D. Roosevelt with quote

My own party can succeed at the polls only so long as it continues to be the party of militant liberalism.

--Franklin D. Roosevelt
quote by Franklin D. Roosevelt: 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. with background image: photo of author Franklin D. Roosevelt with quote

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.

--Franklin D. Roosevelt
quote by Franklin D. Roosevelt: To carry adequate life insurance is a moral obligation incumbent upon the great majority of citizens. with background image: photo of author Franklin D. Roosevelt with quote

To carry adequate life insurance is a moral obligation incumbent upon the great majority of citizens.

--Franklin D. Roosevelt
quote by Franklin D. Roosevelt: We may make mistakes-but they must never be mistakes which result from faintness of heart or abandonment of moral principle. with background image: photo of author Franklin D. Roosevelt with quote

We may make mistakes-but they must never be mistakes which result from faintness of heart or abandonment of moral principle.

--Franklin D. Roosevelt
quote by Franklin D. Roosevelt: 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. with background image: photo of author Franklin D. Roosevelt with quote

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.

--Franklin D. Roosevelt

quote by Franklin D. Roosevelt: 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. with background image: photo of author Franklin D. Roosevelt with quote

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.

--Franklin D. Roosevelt

quote by Franklin D. Roosevelt: 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. with background image: photo of author Franklin D. Roosevelt with quote

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.

--Franklin D. Roosevelt


quote by Franklin D. Roosevelt: 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. with background image: photo of author Franklin D. Roosevelt with quote

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.

--Franklin D. Roosevelt
quote by Franklin D. Roosevelt: 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. with background image: photo of author Franklin D. Roosevelt with quote

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.

--Franklin D. Roosevelt
quote by Franklin D. Roosevelt: There's nothing to fear but a wide receiver who can run a 100-yard dash in under 10 seconds. with background image: photo of author Franklin D. Roosevelt with quote

There's nothing to fear but a wide receiver who can run a 100-yard dash in under 10 seconds.

--Franklin D. Roosevelt
quote by Franklin D. Roosevelt: Labor Day symbolizes our determination to achieve an economic freedom for the average man which will give his political freedom realty. with background image: photo of author Franklin D. Roosevelt with quote

Labor Day symbolizes our determination to achieve an economic freedom for the average man which will give his political freedom realty.

--Franklin D. Roosevelt
quote by Franklin D. Roosevelt: 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. with background image: photo of author Franklin D. Roosevelt with quote

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.

--Franklin D. Roosevelt
quote by Franklin D. Roosevelt: Preparation for defense is an inalienable prerogative of a sovereign state. with background image: photo of author Franklin D. Roosevelt with quote

Preparation for defense is an inalienable prerogative of a sovereign state.

--Franklin D. Roosevelt

quote by Franklin D. Roosevelt: 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. with background image: photo of author Franklin D. Roosevelt with quote

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.

--Franklin D. Roosevelt
quote by Franklin D. Roosevelt: The hopes of the Republic cannot forever tolerate either undeserved poverty or self-serving wealth. with background image: photo of author Franklin D. Roosevelt with quote

The hopes of the Republic cannot forever tolerate either undeserved poverty or self-serving wealth.

--Franklin D. Roosevelt
quote by Franklin D. Roosevelt: The fate of America cannot depend on any one man. The greatness of America is grounded in principles and not on any single personality. with background image: photo of author Franklin D. Roosevelt with quote

The fate of America cannot depend on any one man. The greatness of America is grounded in principles and not on any single personality.

--Franklin D. Roosevelt

quote by Franklin D. Roosevelt: 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! with background image: photo of author Franklin D. Roosevelt with quote

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!

--Franklin D. Roosevelt

quote by Franklin D. Roosevelt: 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. with background image: photo of author Franklin D. Roosevelt with quote

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.

--Franklin D. Roosevelt

quote by Franklin D. Roosevelt: We must remember that any oppression, any injustice, any hatred, is a wedge designed to attack our civilization. with background image: photo of author Franklin D. Roosevelt with quote

We must remember that any oppression, any injustice, any hatred, is a wedge designed to attack our civilization.

--Franklin D. Roosevelt
quote by Franklin D. Roosevelt: The first twelve years are the hardest. with background image: photo of author Franklin D. Roosevelt with quote

The first twelve years are the hardest.

--Franklin D. Roosevelt
quote by Franklin D. Roosevelt: 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. with background image: photo of author Franklin D. Roosevelt with quote

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.

--Franklin D. Roosevelt



quote by Franklin D. Roosevelt: Never underestimate a man who overestimates himself. with background image: photo of author Franklin D. Roosevelt with quote

Never underestimate a man who overestimates himself.

--Franklin D. Roosevelt
quote by Franklin D. Roosevelt: 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. with background image: photo of author Franklin D. Roosevelt with quote

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.

--Franklin D. Roosevelt
quote by Franklin D. Roosevelt: Your boys are not going to be sent into any foreign wars. with background image: photo of author Franklin D. Roosevelt with quote

Your boys are not going to be sent into any foreign wars.

--Franklin D. Roosevelt

quote by Franklin D. Roosevelt: The driving force of a nation lies in its spiritual purpose, made effective by free, tolerant but unremitting national will. with background image: photo of author Franklin D. Roosevelt with quote

The driving force of a nation lies in its spiritual purpose, made effective by free, tolerant but unremitting national will.

--Franklin D. Roosevelt

quote by Franklin D. Roosevelt: The United States is founded on the principles of Christianity. with background image: photo of author Franklin D. Roosevelt with quote

The United States is founded on the principles of Christianity.

--Franklin D. Roosevelt

quote by Franklin D. Roosevelt: Calm seas never made a good sailor. with background image: photo of author Franklin D. Roosevelt with quote

Calm seas never made a good sailor.

--Franklin D. Roosevelt

quote by Franklin D. Roosevelt: We Have Nothing To Fear But Fear Itself. with background image: photo of author Franklin D. Roosevelt with quote

We Have Nothing To Fear But Fear Itself.

--Franklin D. Roosevelt
quote by Franklin D. Roosevelt: I think this would be a good time for a beer. with background image: photo of author Franklin D. Roosevelt with quote

I think this would be a good time for a beer.

--Franklin D. Roosevelt
quote by Franklin D. Roosevelt: I love it -- I just love it. with background image: photo of author Franklin D. Roosevelt with quote

I love it -- I just love it.

--Franklin D. Roosevelt
quote by Franklin D. Roosevelt: December 7, 1941. A date which will live in infamy. with background image: photo of author Franklin D. Roosevelt with quote

December 7, 1941. A date which will live in infamy.

--Franklin D. Roosevelt
quote by Franklin D. Roosevelt: Happiness is not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort. with background image: photo of author Franklin D. Roosevelt with quote

Happiness is not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.

--Franklin D. Roosevelt
quote by Franklin D. Roosevelt: 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. with background image: photo of author Franklin D. Roosevelt with quote

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.

--Franklin D. Roosevelt
quote by Franklin D. Roosevelt: All free peoples are deeply impressed by the courage and steadfastness of the Greek nation. with background image: photo of author Franklin D. Roosevelt with quote

All free peoples are deeply impressed by the courage and steadfastness of the Greek nation.

--Franklin D. Roosevelt


quote by Franklin D. Roosevelt: 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. with background image: photo of author Franklin D. Roosevelt with quote

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.

--Franklin D. Roosevelt
quote by Franklin D. Roosevelt: 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. with background image: photo of author Franklin D. Roosevelt with quote

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.

--Franklin D. Roosevelt
quote by Franklin D. Roosevelt: 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. with background image: photo of author Franklin D. Roosevelt with quote

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.

--Franklin D. Roosevelt

We wish you a perfect day!