Franklin Roosevelt Quotes
January 30, 1882 – April 12, 1945
Franklin Roosevelt was born in Hyde Park, New York. He was the 32nd President of the United States. Franklin Roosevelt succeeded in bringing the United States out of the Great Depression. In addition, he lead the United States to victory in World War II.
As Franklin Roosevelt once said,”It isn’t sufficient just to want – you’ve got to ask yourself what you are going to do to get the things you want.”
When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.
The truth is found when men are free to pursue it.
We are working toward a definite goal, which is to prevent thereturn of conditions which came very close to destroying what wecall modern civilization. The actual accomplishment of our purposecannot be attained in a day.
On the basis of this simple principle of everybody doing thingstogether, we are starting out on this nationwide attack onunemployment. It will succeed if our people understand it–in thebig industries, in the little shops, in the great cities and in thesmall villages. There is nothing complicated about it and there isnothing particularly new in the principle. It goes back to thebasic idea of society and of the nation itself that people actingin a group can accomplish things which no individual acting alonecould even hope to bring about.
It is a good thing for everyone who can possibly do so toget away at least once a year for a change of scene. I do not wantto get into the position of not being able to see the forestbecause of the thickness of the trees.
A business that loses the confidence of its customers and the good-will of the public cannot long continue to be a good risk for theinvestor.
Customer Service Quotes |
The common sense, the intelligence of America agree with mystatement that “America hates war. America hopes for peace.Therefore, America actively engages in the search for peace.”
Common Sense |
It is, of course, impossible to predict the future. I have myconstant stream of information from American representatives andother sources throughout the world. You, the people of thiscountry, are receiving news through your radios and your newspapersat every hour of the day.
But everywhere throughout the world–throughout this war thatcovers the world–there is a special spirit that has warmed ourhearts since our earliest childhood–a spirit that brings us closeto our homes, our families, our friends and neighbors–theChristmas spirit of “peace on earth, good will toward men.” It isan unquenchable spirit.
Happiness lies not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joyof achievement, in the thrill of creative effort. The joy, the moralstimulation of work no longer must be forgotten in the mad chase ofevanescent profits.Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Inaugural Address March 4th, 1933
The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be ourdoubts of today.
To reach a port, we must sail – sail, not tie at anchor – sail, not drift.
Funny Quotes about Life |
On speech making: Be sincere; be brief; be seated.
Peace, like charity, begins at home.
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.
Helping Others |
Human kindness has never weakened the stamina or softened the fiber of a free people. A nation does not have to be cruel to be tough.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
If you treat people right they will treat you right – ninety percent of the time.
Inspirational Quotes |
There are many ways of going forward, but only one way of standing still.
Moving Forward |
We cannot always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.
Words of Encouragement |
Let me assert my firm belief that the only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
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