Franklin D. Roosevelt

1882 - 1945

A Quote by Franklin Delano Roosevelt on government, individuality, and order

They (who) seek to establish systems of government based on the regimentation of all human beings by a handful of individual rulers . . . call this a new order. It is not new and it is not order.

Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882 - 1945)

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A Quote by Franklin Delano Roosevelt on death

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We would rather die on our feet than live on our knees.

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A Quote by Franklin Delano Roosevelt on beginning, charity, home, and peace

Peace, like charity, begins at home.

Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882 - 1945)

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A Quote by Franklin Delano Roosevelt on accidents, planning, and politics

. . . in politics nothing is accidental. If something happens, be assured it was planned this way.

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A Quote by Franklin Delano Roosevelt on fate

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They are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.

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A Quote by Franklin Delano Roosevelt on equality, freedom, nationality, nations, religion, and unity

We are a nation of many nationalities, many races, many religions bound together by a single unity, the unity of freedom and equality. Whoever seeks to set one nationality against another, seeks to degrade all nationalities.

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A Quote by Franklin Delano Roosevelt on war

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More than an end to war, we want an end to the beginnings of all wars.

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A Quote by Franklin Delano Roosevelt on evil

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No man is justified in doing evil on the ground of expedience.

Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882 - 1945)

Source: quoting Teddy Roosevelt

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A Quote by Franklin Delano Roosevelt on doubt and faith

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 (1882 - 1945)

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A Quote by Franklin Delano Roosevelt on effort and fear

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 (1882 - 1945)

Source: First Inaugural Address, Mar. 4, 1933

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