Favorite Quotations Franklin D. Roosevelt FDR

"Failure is not an American habit." ~ Franklin D. Roosevelt

Franklin D. Roosevelt

We must not build the future for our youth. We must build our youth for the future.

A radical is a man with both feet firmly planted in the air.

What a privilege to be alive in this particular day and age!

Be sincere; be brief; be seated.

A conservative is a man with two perfectly good legs who, however, has never learned how to walk forward.

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

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

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

There are many ways of going forward, but only one way of standing still.

It is a terrible thing to look over your shoulder when you are trying to lead - and find no one there.

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.

More than an end to war, we want an end to the beginning of all wars.