"Not only our future economic soundness but the very soundness of our democratic institutions depends on the determination of our government to give employment to idle men."
"It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men."Franklin D. Roosevelt on Frederick Douglass
"I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naive or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman."Franklin D. Roosevelt on Anais Nin
"Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a man's last romance."Franklin D. Roosevelt on Oscar Wilde
"Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?"Franklin D. Roosevelt on Confucius
"Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men."Franklin D. Roosevelt on Mahatma Gandhi
"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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