"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."
"We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face... we must do that which we think we cannot."Franklin D. Roosevelt on Eleanor Roosevelt
"That which does not kill us makes us stronger."Franklin D. Roosevelt on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved."Franklin D. Roosevelt on Helen Keller
"Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men."Franklin D. Roosevelt on John F. Kennedy
"The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places."Franklin D. Roosevelt on Ernest Hemingway
"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."