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Quotes By Franklin D. Roosevelt


Famous Quotes & Quotations By Franklin D. Roosevelt:

A conservative is a man with two perfectly good legs who, however, has never learned how to walk forward.
~ Franklin D. Roosevelt Quotes, 26 October 1939 - Category: Politics.

An election cannot give a country a firm sense of direction if it has two or more national parties which merely have different names but are as alike in their principles and aims as two peas in the same pod.
~ Franklin D. Roosevelt Quotes - Category: Politics.

I do not believe in Communism any more than you do but there is nothing wrong with the Communists in this country; several of the best friends I have got are Communists.
~ Franklin D. Roosevelt Quotes - Category: Communism.

I think we consider too much the good luck of the early bird and not enough the bad luck of the early worm.
~ Franklin D. Roosevelt Quotes - Category: Military.

In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed; it must be achieved.
~ Franklin D. Roosevelt Quotes - Category: Freedom.

It is an unfortunate human failing that a full pocketbook often groans more loudly than an empty stomach.
~ Franklin D. Roosevelt Quotes - Category: Money.

Men are not prisoners of fate, but prisoners of their own minds.
~ Franklin D. Roosevelt Quotes - Category: Mind.

Taxes, after all, are dues that we pay for the privileges of membership in an organized society.
~ Franklin D. Roosevelt Quotes - Category: Taxes.

Taxes are paid in the sweat of every man who labors.
~ Franklin D. Roosevelt Quotes - Category: Taxes.

The first truth is that the liberty of a democracy is not safe if the people tolerate the growth of private power to a point where it becomes stronger than their democratic state itself. That, in its essence, is Fascism - ownership of Government by an individual, by a group, or by any other controlling private power.
~ Franklin D. Roosevelt Quotes - Category: Democracy, Fascism, Freedom, Government, Greed, Power, Society.

The school is the last expenditure upon which America should be willing to economize.
~ Franklin D. Roosevelt Quotes - Category: America, Education.

We cannot always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.
~ Franklin D. Roosevelt Quotes - Category: Communities.

We look forward to a world founded upon four essential human freedoms. The first is freedom of speech and expression - everywhere in the world. The second is freedom of every person to worship God in his own way everywhere in the world. The third is freedom from want.. everywhere in the world. The fourth is freedom from fear... anywhere in the world.
~ Franklin D. Roosevelt Quotes - Category: Freedom, Human Rights.

When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.
~ Franklin D. Roosevelt Quotes - Category: Perseverance.

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