" It is an unfortunate human failing that a full pocketbook often groans more loudly than an empty stomach. "

Franklin D. Roosevelt

" It is common sense to take a method and try it. If it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something. "

Franklin D. Roosevelt

" It is fun to be in the same decade with you. "

Franklin D. Roosevelt

" It is the duty of the President to propose and it is the privilege of the Congress to dispose. "

Franklin D. Roosevelt

" It isn't sufficient just to want - you've got to ask yourself what you are going to do to get the things you want. "

Franklin D. Roosevelt

" It takes a long time to bring the past up to the present. "

Franklin D. Roosevelt

" Let us never forget that government is ourselves and not an alien power over us. The ultimate rulers of our democracy are not a President and senators and congressmen and government officials, but the voters of this country. "

Franklin D. Roosevelt

" Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds. "

Franklin D. Roosevelt

" More than an end to war, we want an end to the beginning of all wars - yes, an end to this brutal, inhuman and thoroughly impractical method of settling the differences between governments. "

Franklin D. Roosevelt

" No government can help the destinies of people who insist in putting sectional and class consciousness ahead of general weal. "

Franklin D. Roosevelt

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