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Quotes by Franklin Delano Roosevelt

President Franklin Delano Roosevelt

Franklin Delano Roosevelt was born in 1882 at Hyde Park, New York. He attended Harvard University and Columbia Law School before marrying Anna Eleanor Roosevelt on St. Patrick's Day in 1905.

Franklin Delano Roosevelt, known commonly as FDR, is said to be one of the greatest Presidents of the United States of America. He was the 32nd President and oversaw much of the Great Depression along with World War II, although he died before the end of the war. He is most recognized for polio causing him to move around in a wheelchair and spending one of the longest times in office of any President of the USA. Read some FDR quotes below.


The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.
A radical is a man with both feet firmly planted in the air.
Peace, like charity, begins at home.
A nation, like a person, has a mind--a mind that must be kept informed and alert, that must know itself, that understands the hopes and needs of its neighbors--all the other nations that live within the narrowing circle of the world.
The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today. Let us move forward with strong and active faith.
I tell the American people solemnly that the United States will never survive as a happy and fertile oasis of liberty surrounded by a cruel desert of dictatorship.
Our national debt, after all, is an internal debt, owed not only by the nation but to the nation. If our children have to pay the interest they will pay that interest to themselves.