50 Famous quotes and sayings by Franklin Roosevelt

50 Famous quotes and sayings by Franklin Roosevelt




50 Famous quotes and sayings by Franklin Roosevelt. Here are the best Franklin Roosevelt quotes and sayings that you can read to learn more about his ideas and beliefs that will inspire you as well. Franklin Roosevelt, who is the United States thirty-second President, and also an American statesman, and a known political leader. May these inspirational Franklin Roosevelt quotes help you with the motivation you need, from his words of wisdom, to achieve whatever that you seek in life. Share these famous Franklin Roosevelt quotes with your friends, family, and loved ones.


Famous quotes and sayings by Franklin Roosevelt

1. 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. - Franklin D. Roosevelt


Famous quotes and sayings by Franklin Roosevelt

2. Physical strength can never permanently withstand the impact of spiritual force. - Franklin D. Roosevelt


Famous quotes and sayings by Franklin Roosevelt

3. We know that equality of individual ability has never existed and never will, but we do insist that equality of opportunity still must be sought. - Franklin D. Roosevelt


Famous quotes and sayings by Franklin Roosevelt

4. Remember, remember always, that all of us, and you and I especially, are descended from immigrants and revolutionaries. - Franklin D. Roosevelt


Famous quotes and sayings by Franklin Roosevelt

5. The only thing we have to fear is fear itself. - Franklin D. Roosevelt


Famous quotes and sayings by Franklin Roosevelt

6. The Truth is found when men and women are free to pursue it. - Franklin D. Roosevelt


Famous quotes and sayings by Franklin Roosevelt

7. In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way. - Franklin D. Roosevelt


Famous quotes and sayings by Franklin Roosevelt

8. People, like charity, begins at home. - Franklin D. Roosevelt


Famous quotes and sayings by Franklin Roosevelt

9. You'll have to learn that public life takes a lot of sweat. But it doesn't need to worry you. You won't always be right, but you musn't suffer from being wrong. - Franklin D. Roosevelt


Famous quotes and sayings by Franklin Roosevelt

10. I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made. - Franklin D. Roosevelt


Famous quotes and sayings by Franklin Roosevelt

11. I think we consider too much the luck of the early bird and not enough the bad luck of the early worm. - Franklin D. Roosevelt


Famous quotes and sayings by Franklin Roosevelt

12. Physical strength can never permanently withstand the impact of spiritual force. - Franklin D. Roosevelt


Famous quotes and sayings by Franklin Roosevelt

13. A nation that destroys its soils destroys itself. Forests are the lungs of our land, purifying the air and giving fresh strength to our people.  - Franklin D. Roosevelt


Famous quotes and sayings by Franklin Roosevelt

14. Great power involves great responsibility. - Franklin D. Roosevelt


Famous quotes and sayings by Franklin Roosevelt

15. There are very few things we can know beforehand. We will try and if we find we are wrong, we will have to change. - Franklin D. Roosevelt


Famous quotes and sayings by Franklin Roosevelt

16. When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on. - Franklin D. Roosevelt


Famous quotes and sayings by Franklin Roosevelt

17. In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed; it must be achieved. - Franklin D. Roosevelt


Famous quotes and sayings by Franklin Roosevelt

18. The essence of our struggle is that men shall be free. - Franklin D. Roosevelt


Famous quotes and sayings by Franklin Roosevelt

19. People are not prisoners of fate, but prisoners of their own minds. - Franklin D. Roosevelt


Famous quotes and sayings by Franklin Roosevelt

20. We cannot always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future. - Franklin D. Roosevelt


Famous quotes and sayings by Franklin Roosevelt

21. Those who have long enjoyed such privileges as we enjoy forget in time that men have died to win them. - Franklin D. Roosevelt


Famous quotes and sayings by Franklin Roosevelt

22. Some people can never understand that you have to wait, even for the best of things, until the right time comes. - Franklin D. Roosevelt


Famous quotes and sayings by Franklin Roosevelt

23. The very soundness of our democratic institutions depends on the determination of our government to give employment to idle men. - Franklin D. Roosevelt


Famous quotes and sayings by Franklin Roosevelt

24. 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. - Franklin D. Roosevelt


Famous quotes and sayings by Franklin Roosevelt

25. War is young men dying and old men talking. - Franklin D. Roosevelt


Famous quotes and sayings by Franklin Roosevelt

26. We have faith that future generations will know that here, in the middle of the twentieth century, there came a time when men of good will found a way to unite, and produce, and fight to destroy the forces of ignorance, and intolerance, and slavery, and war. - Franklin D. Roosevelt


Famous quotes and sayings by Franklin Roosevelt

27. We must especially beware of that small group of selfish men who would clip the wings of the American Eagle in order to feather their own nests. - Franklin D. Roosevelt


Famous quotes and sayings by Franklin Roosevelt

28. Organized money hates me--and I welcome their hatred! - Franklin D. Roosevelt


Famous quotes and sayings by Franklin Roosevelt

29. Confidence... thrives on honesty, on honor, on the sacredness of obligations, on faithful protection and on unselfish performance. Without them it cannot live. - Franklin D. Roosevelt


Famous quotes and sayings by Franklin Roosevelt

30. It isn’t sufficient just to want-you’ve got to ask yourself what you’re going to do to get the things you want. - Franklin D. Roosevelt


Famous quotes and sayings by Franklin Roosevelt

31. I'm not the smartest fellow in the world, but I can sure pick smart colleagues. - Franklin D. Roosevelt


Famous quotes and sayings by Franklin Roosevelt

32. The only sure bulwark of continuing liberty is a government strong enough to protect the interests of the people, and a people strong enough and well enough informed to maintain its sovereign control over the government. - Franklin D. Roosevelt


Famous quotes and sayings by Franklin Roosevelt

33. 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. - Franklin D. Roosevelt


Famous quotes and sayings by Franklin Roosevelt

34. Democracy cannot succeed unless those who express their choice are prepared to choose wisely. The real safeguard of democracy, therefore, is education. - Franklin D. Roosevelt


Famous quotes and sayings by Franklin Roosevelt

35. Never underestimate a man who overestimates himself. - Franklin D. Roosevelt


Famous quotes and sayings by Franklin Roosevelt

36. 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


Famous quotes and sayings by Franklin Roosevelt

37. We have always held to the hope, the belief, the conviction that there is a better life, a better world, beyond the horizon. - Franklin D. Roosevelt


Famous quotes and sayings by Franklin Roosevelt

38. Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the assessment that something else is more important than fear. - Franklin D. Roosevelt


Famous quotes and sayings by Franklin Roosevelt

39. 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. - Franklin D. Roosevelt


Famous quotes and sayings by Franklin Roosevelt

40. The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today. Let us move forward with strong and active faith. - Franklin D. Roosevelt


Famous quotes and sayings by Franklin Roosevelt

41. 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. - Franklin D. Roosevelt


Famous quotes and sayings by Franklin Roosevelt

42. As a nation we may take pride in the fact that we are softhearted; but we cannot afford to be soft-headed - Franklin D. Roosevelt


Famous quotes and sayings by Franklin Roosevelt

43. 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


Famous quotes and sayings by Franklin Roosevelt

44. It's a terrible thing to look over your shoulder when you are trying to lead -- and to find no one there. - Franklin D. Roosevelt


Famous quotes and sayings by Franklin Roosevelt

45. If you treat people right they will treat you right... ninety percent of the time. - Franklin D. Roosevelt


Famous quotes and sayings by Franklin Roosevelt

46. There is a mysterious cycle in human events. To some generations much is given. Of other generations much is expected. - Franklin D. Roosevelt


Famous quotes and sayings by Franklin Roosevelt

47. There are many ways of going forward, but only one way of standing still. - Franklin D. Roosevelt


Famous quotes and sayings by Franklin Roosevelt

48. Cooperation, which is the thing we must strive for today, begins where competition leaves off. - Franklin D. Roosevelt


Famous quotes and sayings by Franklin Roosevelt

49. A conservative is a man with two perfectly good legs who, however, has never learned to walk forward. - Franklin D. Roosevelt


Famous quotes and sayings by Franklin Roosevelt

50. Hitler built a fortress around Europe, but he forgot to put a roof on it. - Franklin D. Roosevelt

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