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  It is a terrible thing to look over your shoulder when you are trying to lead -- and find no one there.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  Rules are not necessarily sacred, principles are.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

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

  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
  

  I am not the smartest fellow in the world, but I can sure pick smart colleagues.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  We cannot always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  Great power involves great responsibility.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  A war of ideas can no more be won without books than a naval war can be won without ships. Books, like ships, have the toughest armor, the longest cruising range and mount the most powerful guns.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  A conservative is a man with two perfectly good legs who, however, has never learned to walk forward.  
 -  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 structure of world peace cannot be the work of one man or one party or one nation. It must be a peace which rests on the cooperative effort of the whole world.  
 -  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
  

  Confidence... thrives on honesty, on honor, on the sacredness of obligations, on faithful protection and on unselfish performance. Without them it cannot live.  
 -  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 little.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  The motto of war is: 'Let the strong survive; let the weak die.' The motto of peace is: 'Let the strong help the weak to survive.'  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  We have always known that heedless self-interest was bad morals, we now know that it is bad economics.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  Self-interest is the enemy of all true affection.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  When you get to the end of your rope - tie a knot and hang on.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  I have seen war. I have seen war on land and sea. I have seen blood running from the wounded. I have seen men coughing out their gassed lungs. I have seen the dead in the mud. I have seen cities destroyed. I have seen 200 limping, exhausted men come out of line - the survivors of a regiment of 1,000 that went forward 48 hours before. I have seen children starving. I have seen the agony of mothers and wives. I hate war.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the assessment that something else is more important than fear.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  Those who cherish their freedom and recognize and respect the equal right of their neighbors to be free and live in peace must work together for the triumph of law and moral principles in order that peace, justice, and confidence may prevail in the world.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  A nation that destroys its soils destroys itself. Forests are the lungs of our land, purifying the air and giving fresh strength to our people.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  All work undertaken should be useful - not just for a day, or a year, but useful in the sense that it affords permanent improvement in living conditions or that it creates future new wealth for the nation.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  Presidents are selected, not elected.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  Remember, remember always, that all of us, and you and I especially, are descended from immigrants and revolutionists.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  In the future days which we seek to make secure, 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, which, translated into world terms, means economic understandings which will secure to every nation a healthy peacetime life for its inhabitants - everywhere in the world. The fourth is freedom from fear, which, translated into world terms, means a world-wide reduction of armaments to such a point and in such a thorough fashion that no nation will be in a position to commit an act of physical aggression against any neighbor - anywhere in the world.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  Freedom to learn is the first necessity of guaranteeing that man himself shall be self-reliant enough to be free.  
 -  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
  

  The liberty of a democracy is not safe if the people tolerated the growth of private power to a point where it becomes stronger than the democratic state itself. That in its essence is fascism - ownership of government by an individual, by a group, or any controlling private power.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  No nation which refuses to exercise forbearance and to respect the freedom and rights of others can long remain strong and retain the confidence and respect of other nations.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  Democracy cannot succeed unless those who express their choice are prepared to choose wisely. The real safeguard of democracy, therefore, is education.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  Whoever seeks to set one religion against another seeks to destroy all religion.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  Better the occasional faults of a government that lives in a spirit of charity than the consistent omissions of a government frozen in the ice of its own indifference.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  Those newspapers of the nation which most loudly cried dictatorship against me would have been the first to justify the beginnings of dictatorship by somebody else.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  The American people have a good habit - the habit of going right ahead and accomplishing the impossible.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  The saving grace of America lies in the fact that the overwhelming majority of Americans are possessed of two great qualities - a sense of humour and a sense of proportion.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  The youth of today are our sole investment in tomorrow.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  I do not look upon these United States as a finished product. We are still in the making.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  Religious intolerance, social intolerance and political intolerance have no place in our American life.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  Human kindness has never weakened the stamina or softened the fiber of a free people. A nation does not have to be cruel to be tough.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  There are many ways of going forward, but only one way of standing still.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  Keep your ideals high, keep both feet on the ground and keep everlastingly at it.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  The only sure bulwark of continuing liberty is a government strong enough to protect the interests of the people, and a people strong enough and well enough informed to maintain its sovereign control over the government.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  The value of truth and sincerity is always stronger than the value of lies and cynicism.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  I am not the smartest fellow in the world, but I can sure pick smart colleagues.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  We may not be able to prepare the future for our children, but we can at least prepare our children for the future.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  If I went to work in a factory the first thing I'd do is join a union.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  If the fires of freedom and civil liberties burn low in other lands they must be made brighter in our own. If in other lands the press and books and literature of all kinds are censored, we must redouble our efforts here to keep them free. If in other lands the eternal truths of the past are threatened by intolerance we must provide a safe place for their perpetuation.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  Throughout the world, change is the order of the day.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  Physical strength can never permanently withstand the impact of spiritual force.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  As a nation we may take pride in the fact that we are softhearted; but we cannot afford to be soft-headed.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  To reach a port we must set sail. Sail, not tie at anchor. Sail, not drift.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  The country needs and, unless I mistake its temper, the country demands bold, persistent experimentation. 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
  

  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
  

  The real truth of the matter is, as you and I know, that a financial element in the large centers has owned the government of the U.S. since the days of Andrew Jackson.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  We must especially beware of that small group of selfish men who would clip the wings of the American Eagle in order to feather their own nests.  
 -  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
  

  Yesterday, December 7, 1941 - a date which will live in infamy - the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  Repetition does not transform a lie into a truth.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed; it must be achieved.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  It is a terrible thing to look over your shoulder when you are trying to lead -- and find no one there.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  Rules are not necessarily sacred, principles are.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

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

  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
  

  I am not the smartest fellow in the world, but I can sure pick smart colleagues.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  We cannot always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  Great power involves great responsibility.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  A war of ideas can no more be won without books than a naval war can be won without ships. Books, like ships, have the toughest armor, the longest cruising range and mount the most powerful guns.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  A conservative is a man with two perfectly good legs who, however, has never learned to walk forward.  
 -  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 structure of world peace cannot be the work of one man or one party or one nation. It must be a peace which rests on the cooperative effort of the whole world.  
 -  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
  

  Confidence... thrives on honesty, on honor, on the sacredness of obligations, on faithful protection and on unselfish performance. Without them it cannot live.  
 -  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 little.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  The motto of war is: 'Let the strong survive; let the weak die.' The motto of peace is: 'Let the strong help the weak to survive.'  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  We have always known that heedless self-interest was bad morals, we now know that it is bad economics.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  Self-interest is the enemy of all true affection.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  When you get to the end of your rope - tie a knot and hang on.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  I have seen war. I have seen war on land and sea. I have seen blood running from the wounded. I have seen men coughing out their gassed lungs. I have seen the dead in the mud. I have seen cities destroyed. I have seen 200 limping, exhausted men come out of line - the survivors of a regiment of 1,000 that went forward 48 hours before. I have seen children starving. I have seen the agony of mothers and wives. I hate war.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the assessment that something else is more important than fear.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  Those who cherish their freedom and recognize and respect the equal right of their neighbors to be free and live in peace must work together for the triumph of law and moral principles in order that peace, justice, and confidence may prevail in the world.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  A nation that destroys its soils destroys itself. Forests are the lungs of our land, purifying the air and giving fresh strength to our people.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  All work undertaken should be useful - not just for a day, or a year, but useful in the sense that it affords permanent improvement in living conditions or that it creates future new wealth for the nation.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  Presidents are selected, not elected.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  Remember, remember always, that all of us, and you and I especially, are descended from immigrants and revolutionists.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  In the future days which we seek to make secure, 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, which, translated into world terms, means economic understandings which will secure to every nation a healthy peacetime life for its inhabitants - everywhere in the world. The fourth is freedom from fear, which, translated into world terms, means a world-wide reduction of armaments to such a point and in such a thorough fashion that no nation will be in a position to commit an act of physical aggression against any neighbor - anywhere in the world.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  Freedom to learn is the first necessity of guaranteeing that man himself shall be self-reliant enough to be free.  
 -  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
  

  The liberty of a democracy is not safe if the people tolerated the growth of private power to a point where it becomes stronger than the democratic state itself. That in its essence is fascism - ownership of government by an individual, by a group, or any controlling private power.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  No nation which refuses to exercise forbearance and to respect the freedom and rights of others can long remain strong and retain the confidence and respect of other nations.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  Democracy cannot succeed unless those who express their choice are prepared to choose wisely. The real safeguard of democracy, therefore, is education.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  Whoever seeks to set one religion against another seeks to destroy all religion.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  Better the occasional faults of a government that lives in a spirit of charity than the consistent omissions of a government frozen in the ice of its own indifference.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  Those newspapers of the nation which most loudly cried dictatorship against me would have been the first to justify the beginnings of dictatorship by somebody else.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  The American people have a good habit - the habit of going right ahead and accomplishing the impossible.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  The saving grace of America lies in the fact that the overwhelming majority of Americans are possessed of two great qualities - a sense of humour and a sense of proportion.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  The youth of today are our sole investment in tomorrow.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  I do not look upon these United States as a finished product. We are still in the making.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  Religious intolerance, social intolerance and political intolerance have no place in our American life.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  Human kindness has never weakened the stamina or softened the fiber of a free people. A nation does not have to be cruel to be tough.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  There are many ways of going forward, but only one way of standing still.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  Keep your ideals high, keep both feet on the ground and keep everlastingly at it.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  The only sure bulwark of continuing liberty is a government strong enough to protect the interests of the people, and a people strong enough and well enough informed to maintain its sovereign control over the government.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  The value of truth and sincerity is always stronger than the value of lies and cynicism.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  I am not the smartest fellow in the world, but I can sure pick smart colleagues.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  We may not be able to prepare the future for our children, but we can at least prepare our children for the future.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  If I went to work in a factory the first thing I'd do is join a union.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  If the fires of freedom and civil liberties burn low in other lands they must be made brighter in our own. If in other lands the press and books and literature of all kinds are censored, we must redouble our efforts here to keep them free. If in other lands the eternal truths of the past are threatened by intolerance we must provide a safe place for their perpetuation.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  Throughout the world, change is the order of the day.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  Physical strength can never permanently withstand the impact of spiritual force.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  As a nation we may take pride in the fact that we are softhearted; but we cannot afford to be soft-headed.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  To reach a port we must set sail. Sail, not tie at anchor. Sail, not drift.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  The country needs and, unless I mistake its temper, the country demands bold, persistent experimentation. 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
  

  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
  

  The real truth of the matter is, as you and I know, that a financial element in the large centers has owned the government of the U.S. since the days of Andrew Jackson.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  We must especially beware of that small group of selfish men who would clip the wings of the American Eagle in order to feather their own nests.  
 -  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
  

  Yesterday, December 7, 1941 - a date which will live in infamy - the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  Repetition does not transform a lie into a truth.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed; it must be achieved.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  Throughout the world, change is the order of the day.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  We may not be able to prepare the future for our children, but we can at least prepare our children for the future.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  Democracy cannot succeed unless those who express their choice are prepared to choose wisely. The real safeguard of democracy, therefore, is education.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  Freedom to learn is the first necessity of guaranteeing that man himself shall be self-reliant enough to be free.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  Democracy cannot succeed unless those who express their choice are prepared to choose wisely. The real safeguard of democracy, therefore, is education.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  Better the occasional faults of a government that lives in a spirit of charity than the consistent omissions of a government frozen in the ice of its own indifference.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

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

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

  Physical strength can never permanently withstand the impact of spiritual force.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  A nation that destroys its soils destroys itself. Forests are the lungs of our land, purifying the air and giving fresh strength to our people.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  Peace, like charity, begins at home.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  The motto of war is: 'Let the strong survive; let the weak die.' The motto of peace is: Let the strong help the weak to survive.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  The structure of world peace cannot be the work of one man or one party or one nation. It must be a peace which rests on the cooperative effort of the whole world.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  Whoever seeks to set one religion against another seeks to destroy all religion.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  Great power involves great responsibility.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  Repetition does not transform a lie into a truth.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  A war of ideas can no more be won without books than a naval war can be won without ships. Books, like ships, have the toughest armor, the longest cruising range and mount the most powerful guns.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  The motto of war is: 'Let the strong survive; let the weak die.' The motto of peace is: Let the strong help the weak to survive.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  I have seen war. I have seen war on land and sea. I have seen blood running from the wounded. I have seen men coughing out their gassed lungs. I have seen the dead in the mud. I have seen cities destroyed. I have seen 200 limping, exhausted men come out of line - the survivors of a regiment of 1,000 that went forward 48 hours before. I have seen children starving. I have seen the agony of mothers and wives. I hate war.  
 -  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 little.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  The American people have a good habit - the habit of going right ahead and accomplishing the impossible.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  The country needs and, unless I mistake its temper, the country demands bold, persistent experimentation. 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
  

  I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  We have always known that heedless self-interest was bad morals, we now know that it is bad economics.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  Those who cherish their freedom and recognize and respect the equal right of their neighbors to be free and live in peace must work together for the triumph of law and moral principles in order that peace, justice, and confidence may prevail in the world.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

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

  Those who cherish their freedom and recognize and respect the equal right of their neighbors to be free and live in peace must work together for the triumph of law and moral principles in order that peace, justice, and confidence may prevail in the world.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  We cannot always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  The youth of today are our sole investment in tomorrow.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  Self-interest is the enemy of all true affection.  
 -  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
  

  We have always known that heedless self-interest was bad morals; we now know that it is bad economics.  
 -  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
  

  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
  

  In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed; it must be achieved.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  Yesterday, December seventh, 1941, a date which will live in infamy, the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  Human kindness has never weakened the stamina or softened the fiber of a free people. A nation does not have to be cruel to be tough.  
 -  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 only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  Rules are not necessarily sacred, principles are.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt