"Selfishness is the only real atheism aspiration, unselfishness, the only real religion."
"This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple the philosophy is kindness."Franklin D. Roosevelt on Dalai Lama
"I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ."Franklin D. Roosevelt on Mahatma Gandhi
"I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen: not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else."Franklin D. Roosevelt on C. S. Lewis
"Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither."Franklin D. Roosevelt on C. S. Lewis
"I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is."Franklin D. Roosevelt on Albert Camus
"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."