Franklin Delano Roosevelt's Selected Quotes
á "In these days of difficulty, we Americans everywhere must and shall choose a path of social justice... The path of faith, the path of hope, and the path of love toward our fellow man."
á "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."
á "We must scrupulously guard the civil rights and civil liberties of all citizens, whatever their background. We must remember that any oppression, any injustice, any hatred, is a wedge designed to attack our civilization."
á "I have seen war... I have seen war on land and sea. I have seen blood running from the wounded... I have seen the dead in the mud. I have seen cities destroyed... I have seen children starving. I have seen the agony of mothers and wives. I hate war."
á "We have faith that future generations will know that here, in the middle of the twentieth century there came a time when men of good will found a way to unite, and produce, and fight to destroy the forces of ignorance, and intolerance and slavery and war."
á "Unless the peace that follows recognizes that the whole world is one neighborhood and does justice to the whole human race, the germs of another world war will remain as a constant threat to mankind."
á "They (who) seek to establish systems of government based on the regimentation of all human beings by a handful of individual rulers...
call this a new order. It is not new and it is not order."