Franklin D Roosevelt Quotes

The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today. Franlin D Roosevelt

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

Taxes, after all, are dues that we pay for the privileges of membership in an organized society. Franlin 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. Franlin D Roosevelt

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. Franlin D Roosevelt

A conservative is a man with two perfectly good legs who, however, has never learned to walk forward. Franlin D Roosevelt

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. Franlin D Roosevelt

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

A radical is a man with both feet firmly planted in the air. Franlin D Roosevelt

Self-help and self-control are the essence of the American tradition. Franlin D Roosevelt

There is nothing I love as much as a good fight. Franklin D Roosevelt

It is the duty of the President to propose and it is the privilege of the Congress to dispose. Franklin D Roosevelt

When you see a rattlesnake poised to strike, you do not wait until he has struck before you crush him. Franklin D Roosevelt

But while they prate of economic laws, men and women are starving. We must lay hold of the fact that economic laws are not made by nature. They are made by human beings. Franlin D Roosevelt

I have no expectation of making a hit every time I come to bat. Franlin D Roosevelt

What this country needs is a good five cent cigar. Franklin D Roosevelt

A reactionary is a somnambulist walking backwards. Franklin D Roosevelt

Be sincere; be brief; be seated. Franklin D Roosevelt