" Don't forget what I discovered that over ninety percent of all national deficits from 1921 to 1939 were caused by payments for past, present, and future wars. "

Franklin D. Roosevelt

" 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. "

Franklin D. Roosevelt

" Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort. "

Franklin D. Roosevelt

" Here is my principle: Taxes shall be levied according to ability to pay. That is the only American principle. "

Franklin D. Roosevelt

" Human kindness has never weakened the stamina or softened the fiber of a free people. A nation does not have to be cruel to be tough. "

Franklin D. Roosevelt

" I am a Christian and a Democrat, that's all. "

Franklin D. Roosevelt

" I am neither bitter nor cynical but I do wish there was less immaturity in political thinking. "

Franklin D. Roosevelt

" I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made. "

Franklin D. Roosevelt

" I believe that in every country the people themselves are more peaceably and liberally inclined than their governments. "

Franklin D. Roosevelt

" I do not look upon these United States as a finished product. We are still in the making. "

Franklin D. Roosevelt

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