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  Quotes of Franklin Roosevelt [21]


  1. Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.
  2. The hopes of the Republic cannot forever tolerate either undeserved poverty or self-serving wealth.
  3. Concentration of wealth and power has been built upon other people's money, other people's business, other people's labor. Under this concentration, independent business... has been a menace to... American society.
  4. The only thing to fear is fear itself.
  5. More than an end to war, we want an end to the beginnings of all wars.
  6. We do our best that we know how at the moment, and if it doesn't turn out, we modify it.
  7. 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 too little.
  8. We must remember that any oppression, any injustice, any hatred, is a wedge designed to attack our civilization.
  9. 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.
  10. A conservative is a man with two perfectly good legs who, however, has never learned to walk forward.
  11. First of all, let me assert my firm belief that the only thing we have to fear is fear itself - nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror which paralyzes needed efforts to convert retreat into advance.
  12. In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed; it must be achieved.
  13. Repetition does not transform a lie into a truth.
  14. There are many ways of going forward, but only one way of standing still.
  15. The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.
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