Quotes by Franklin D. Roosevelt

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Franklin D. Roosevelt

American statesman

Alive from: 1882-1945

Category: Politics

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    Human kindness has never weakened the stamina or softened the fiber of a free people. A nation does not have to be cruel in order to be tough.
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    I have no expectation of making a hit every time I come to bat.
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    I see one-third of a nation ill-housed, ill-clad, ill-nourished.
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    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.
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    If I went to work in a factory the first thing I'd do is join a union.
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    If it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something.
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    If we can ''boondoggle'' ourselves out of this depression, that word is going to be enshrined in the hearts of the American people for years to come.
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    It is a terrible thing to look over your shoulder when you are trying to lead - and find no one there.
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    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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    It is the duty of the President to propose and it is the privilege of the Congress to dispose.
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    Let me assert my firm belief that the only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
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    Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
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    More than an end to war, we want an end to the beginnings of all wars.
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    never before have we had so little time in which to do so much.
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    Never underestimate a man who overestimates himself.
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