"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."
"Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out."Franklin D. Roosevelt on John Wooden
"Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms of government those entrusted with power have, in time, and by slow operations, perverted it into tyranny."Franklin D. Roosevelt on Thomas Jefferson
"In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing."Franklin D. Roosevelt on Theodore Roosevelt
"To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight and never stop fighting."Franklin D. Roosevelt on e. e. cummings
"In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher."Franklin D. Roosevelt on Dalai Lama
"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."
"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."
"No group and no government can properly prescribe precisely what should constitute the body of knowledge with which true education is concerned."