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
It takes a long time to bring the past up to the present.
Confidence... thrives on honesty, on honor, on the sacredness of obligations, on faithful protection and on unselfish performance. Without them it cannot live.
I think we consider too much the good luck of the early bird and not enough the bad luck of the early worm.
We have always held to the hope, the belief, the conviction that there is a better life, a better world, beyond the horizon.
Democracy cannot succeed unless those who express their choice are prepared to choose wisely. The real safeguard of democracy, therefore, is education.
Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.
If civilization is to survive, we must cultivate the science of human relationships - the ability of all peoples, of all kinds, to live together, in the same world at peace.
When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot in it and hang on.
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.
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