We are fighting to save a great and precious form of government for ourselves and for the world
Government run by organized money is the same as government run by the organized mob
It got to a point where I had to get a hair-cut or a violin
Too often in recent history liberal governments have been wrecked on rocks of loose fiscal policy
Remember, remember always that all of us, and you and I especially, are descended from immigrants and revolutionists
We have always known that heedless self-interest was bad morals we now know that it is bad economics.
We have always known that heedless self-interest was bad morals we know now that it is bad economics
The cure for what ails us is leadership,
The hand that held the dagger has thrust it into the nape of its neighbor's neck.
Taxes, are the dues that we pay for the privileges of membership in an organized society.
The ablest man I ever met is the man you think you are.
Whoever seeks to set one race against another seeks to enslave all races.
It is a terrible thing to look over your shoulder when you are trying to lead -- and find no one there.
The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much it is whether we provide enough for those who have too little.
We look forward to a world founded upon four essential human freedoms. The first is freedom of speech and expression. The second is freedom of every person to worship God in his own way. The third is freedom from wantasasas. The fourth is freedom from fear.
Remember, remember always, that all of us, and you and I especially, are descended from immigrations and revolutionists.
Whoever seeks to set one religion against another seeks to destroy all religion.
There is a mysterious cycle in human events. To some generations much is given. Of other generations much is expected. This generation of Americans has a rendezvous with destiny.
The test of our progress is not whether we add to the abundance of those who have much. It is whether we provide enough to those who have little.
Somoza may be a son of a bitch, but he's our son of a bitch.
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.
It is fun to be in the same decade with you.
I do not look upon these United States as a finished product. We are still in the making.
I am neither bitter nor cynical but I do wish there was less immaturity in political thinking.
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.