Franklin D. Roosevelt

1882 - 1945

A Quote by Franklin Delano Roosevelt on authority, conflict, force, men, and work

Put two or three men in positions of conflicting authority. This will force them to work at loggerheads, allowing you to be the ultimate arbiter.

Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882 - 1945)

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A Quote by Franklin Delano Roosevelt

When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.

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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.

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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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A Quote by Franklin Delano Roosevelt on citizenship, freedom, and opportunity

We stand committed to the proposition that freedom is no half-and-half affair. If the average citizen is guaranteed equal opportunity in the polling place, he must have equal opportunity in the market place.

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A Quote by Franklin Delano Roosevelt

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

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A Quote by Franklin Delano Roosevelt on achievement, creativity, effort, happiness, joy, and lies

Happiness . . . it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.

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A Quote by Franklin Delano Roosevelt on progress

The test of our progress is not whether we add to the abundance of those who have much. It is whether we provide enough to those who have little.

Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882 - 1945)

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