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Franklin D. Roosevelt Quotes
Brief author info: Franklin D. Roosevelt (1933-1945) Thirty-second President of the United States.
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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.
Knowledge-that is, education in its true sense- is our best protection against unreasoning prejudice and panic-making fear, whether engendered by special interest, illiberal minorities, or panic-stricken leaders.
I have seen children starving. I have seen the agony of mothers and wives. I hate war.
It is an unfortunate human failing that a full pocket-book often groans more loudly than an empty stomach.
This generation of Americans has a rendezvous with destiny.
Self-help and self-control are the essence of the American tradition.
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.
No man can tame a tiger into a kitten by stroking it. There can be no appeasement with ruthlessness. There can be no reasoning with an incendiary bomb.
It is the duty of the President to propose and it is the privilege of the Congress to dispose.
The nation that destroys its soil destroys itself.
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