201 Total Quotes

Franklin+D. Roosevelt Quotes

Franklin D. Roosevelt
No business which depends for existence on paying less than living wages to its workers has any right to continue in this country
Franklin D. Roosevelt
#Business

Franklin D. Roosevelt
Remember you are just an extra in everyone else's play.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
#Ask

Franklin D. Roosevelt
Happiness... it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
#Achievement

Franklin D. Roosevelt
Self-interest is the enemy of all true affection.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
#American President Quotes #Affection

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
#Economy

Franklin D. Roosevelt
We have always held to the hope, the belief, the conviction that there is a better life, a better world, beyond the horizon.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
#Belief #Future

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
#Action #American President Quotes

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
#American President Quotes #America

Franklin D. Roosevelt
Concentration of wealth and power has been built upon other people's money, other people's business, other people's labor. Under this concentration, independent business … has been a menace to … American society.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
#Money #Business

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

Franklin D. Roosevelt
In the time of this grave national danger, when all excess income should go to win the war, no American citizen ought to have a net income, after he has paid his taxes, of more than $25,000 a year
Franklin D. Roosevelt
#Danger

Franklin D. Roosevelt
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
Franklin D. Roosevelt
#Books And Reading

Franklin D. Roosevelt
When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
#American President Quotes

Franklin D. Roosevelt
The point in history at which we stand is full of promise and danger. The world will either move forward toward unity and widely shared prosperity - or it will move apart.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
#American President Quotes #Danger

Franklin D. Roosevelt
The moment a mere numerical superiority by either states or voters in this country proceeds to ignore the needs and desires of the minority, and for their own selfish purpose or advancement, hamper or oppress that minority, or debar them in any way from equal privileges and equal rights -- that moment will mark the failure of our constitutional system.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
#Country #Majority

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

Franklin D. Roosevelt
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
#Authority #American President Quotes

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
#Freedom #Economy

Franklin D. Roosevelt
There are many ways of going forward, but only one way of standing still.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
#American President Quotes

Franklin D. Roosevelt
The hopes of the Republic cannot forever tolerate either undeserved poverty or self-serving wealth.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
#Poverty

Franklin D. Roosevelt
It is an unfortunate human failing that a full pocketbook often groans more loudly than an empty stomach.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
#American President Quotes