"Let us never forget that government is ourselves and not an alien power over us. The ultimate rulers of our democracy are not a President and senators and congressmen and government officials, but the voters of this country."
"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power."Franklin D. Roosevelt on Abraham Lincoln
"Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't."Franklin D. Roosevelt on Margaret Thatcher
"Knowledge will give you power, but character respect."Franklin D. Roosevelt on Bruce Lee
"All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth."Franklin D. Roosevelt on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character is power."Franklin D. Roosevelt on Booker T. Washington
"Art is not a treasure in the past or an importation from another land, but part of the present life of all living and creating peoples."
"One thing is sure. We have to do something. We have to do the best we know how at the moment... If it doesn't turn out right, we can modify it as we go along."
"Prosperous farmers mean more employment, more prosperity for the workers and the business men of every industrial area in the whole country."
"Favor comes because for a brief moment in the great space of human change and progress some general human purpose finds in him a satisfactory embodiment."
"Democracy cannot succeed unless those who express their choice are prepared to choose wisely. The real safeguard of democracy, therefore, is education."
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