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The only thing we have to fear is fear itself -- nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror which paralyzes needed efforts to convert retreat into advance.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

We can gain no lasting peace if we approach it with suspicion and mistrust or with fear. We can gain it only if we proceed with the understanding, the confidence, and the courage which flow from conviction.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Be sincere; be brief; be seated.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

True individual freedom cannot exist without economic security and independence. People who are hungry and out of a job are the stuff of which dictatorships are made.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Here is my principle: Taxes shall be levied according to ability to pay. That is the only American principle.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

If civilization is to survive, we must cultivate the science of human relationships - the ability of all peoples, of all kinds, to live together, in the same world at peace.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

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

Franklin D. Roosevelt

The virtues are lost in self-interest as rivers are lost in the sea.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

There are many ways of going forward, but only one way of standing still.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

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 Delano Roosevelt

The true conservative is the man who has a real concern for injustices and takes thought against the day of reckoning.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts about reality.

Franklin Delano Roosevelt

If you treat people right they will treat you right - ninety percent of the time.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed; it must be achieved.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Repetition does not transform a lie into a truth.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Those who enjoy such freedoms as we enjoy, forget in time that men died to earn them.

Franklin Roosevelt

Happiness is in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.

Franklin Roosevelt

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

Franklin D. Roosevelt

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

We cannot always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

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

Franklin D. Roosevelt

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

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

It is fun to be in the same decade with you.

Franklin D. Roosevelt
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