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#1. He [President Franklin D. Roosevelt] died in harness, and we may well say in battle harness, like his soldiers, sailors and airmen who died side by side with ours and carrying out their tasks to the end all over the world. What an enviable death was his. - Author: Winston Churchill
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#2. President Roosevelt's leadership put the world on notice that the United States of America - with the freest, most dynamic economy the world had ever seen - was open for business. - Author: John Hoeven
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#3. I am going to build the kind of nation that President Roosevelt hoped for, President Truman worked for, and President Kennedy died for. - Author: Lyndon B. Johnson
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#4. China not only fights for her own independence, but also for the liberation of every oppressed nation. For us, the Atlantic Charter and President Roosevelt's proclamation of the Four Freedoms for all peoples are corner-stones of our fighting faith. - Author: Chiang Kai-shek
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#5. In two or three minutes Mr. Roosevelt came through. "Mr. President, what's this about Japan?" "It's quite true," he replied. "They have attacked us at Pearl Harbour. We are all in the same boat now. - Author: Winston S. Churchill
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#6. I think I lived those years very impersonally. It was almost as though I had erected someone outside myself who was the president's wife. I was lost somewhere deep down inside myself. That is the way I felt and worked until I left the White House. - Author: Eleanor Roosevelt
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#7. It's easy to kick somebody when they're down. George W. Bush has dealt with more difficult issues than any president since Franklin Roosevelt. And I've told my colleagues it's time that we go stand up for the president. - Author: John Boehner
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#8. It is the duty of the President to propose and it is the privilege of the Congress to dispose. - Author: Franklin D. Roosevelt
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#9. I love it--I just love it. - Author: Franklin D. Roosevelt
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#10. I would say that President Roosevelt probably was more intimately in touch with the press corps at the White House than President Truman was. - Author: Clifton Daniel
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#11. The fact of the matter is it's very reasonable to ask the wealthiest estates to pay their share. We did that since Teddy Roosevelt, a Republican president. - Author: Chris Van Hollen
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#12. The press of visitors, a New York Times reporter observed, never seemed "to try the President's strength or impair his good temper." At one o'clock, Roosevelt - Author: Doris Kearns Goodwin
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#13. Teddy Roosevelt "had relished "every hour" of every day as president. Indeed, (he was) fearing the "dull thud" he would experience upon returning to private life. - Author: Doris Kearns Goodwin
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#14. The loneliest feeling in the world is when you think you are leading the parade and turn to find that no one is following you. No president who badly misguesses public opinion will last very long. - Author: Franklin D. Roosevelt
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#15. Since Social Security was established by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1935 to ensure economic security for American workers, poverty among American seniors has dramatically declined. - Author: Steve Israel
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#16. It may seem ironic that the judicial branch preserves its legitimacy through refraining from action on political questions. That concept was put forward best by Justice [Felix] Frankfurter, appointed by President [Franklin Delano] Roosevelt. - Author: Sam Brownback
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#17. War is young men dying and old men talking - Author: Franklin D. Roosevelt
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#18. I don't think any President ever enjoyed himself more than I did. Moreover, I don't think any ex-President ever enjoyed himself more. - Author: Theodore Roosevelt
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#19. In 1937, President Franklin Roosevelt reminded us that the Constitution is, and I quote, "a layman's document, not a lawyer's contract." - Author: Mike DeWine
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#20. President Roosevelt provoked the Japanese to attack us at Pearl Harbor. - Author: Gore Vidal
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#21. Can any of us even imagine, after Pearl Harbor, President Roosevelt suggesting we negotiate a resolution or that we could simply prosecute those involved? Of course it is unimaginable. We are right to be in the Middle East, and we are right to treat this as the war it is. - Author: Marsha Blackburn
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#22. Texaco's chairman, the Hitler-admiring Torkild Rieber, was using the company's tankers to smuggle oil to the rebels in defiance of a specific request from President Roosevelt. - Author: Ken Follett
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#23. 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. - Author: Franklin D. Roosevelt
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#24. There are a few obvious consequences and perhaps one subtle possibility. One obvious thing is that, to stimulate the economy, President Obama has committed to creating millions of green jobs that will leave a legacy - much as Roosevelt's public works did during the new deal. - Author: Denis Hayes
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#25. For example, a man who might not have enormous charisma, who could be president 40 years ago, and who was a deserving president, I don't know that George Washington would be a president today, I don't know that Abe Lincoln would, I don't know that Roosevelt would. - Author: Sydney Pollack
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#26. I met senators, diplomats and the President of the United States, Franklin Delano Roosevelt. - Author: Jean Craighead George
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#27. This isn't just about today, this about generations to come. And you've got a chance to be the greatest conservation President since Theodore Roosevelt, and I think he's done it. - Author: Bruce Babbitt
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#28. I made one great mistake in my life-when I signed the letter to President Roosevelt recommending that atom bombs be made but there was some justification-the danger that the Germans would make them. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#29. A President has a great chance; his position is almost that of a king and a prime minister rolled into one. Once he has left office he cannot do very much; and he is a fool if he fails to realize it all and to be profoundly thankful for having had the great chance. - Author: Theodore Roosevelt
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#30. We should honor Franklin Delano Roosevelt today as the greatest commander in chief of the Armed Forces of the United States in our history, bar none - including President Lincoln. - Author: Nigel Hamilton
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#31. Thanks to Progressives such as Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson, we are now living under a system where the president is forced to step in to stop a regulatory agency from promulgating regulations that Congress refused to enact. - Author: Andrew P. Napolitano
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#32. U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt has been described as founder of the Bull Moose Party, the man who led his troops up San Juan Hill in the Spanish-American War, a big game hunter, family man, civic servant and a host of other things. - Author: Zig Ziglar
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#33. Freedom is not a gift which can be enjoyed save by those shown themselves worthy of it. - Author: Theodore Roosevelt
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#34. Franklin D. Roosevelt is no crusader. He is no tribune of the people. He is no enemy of entrenched privilege. He is a pleasant man who, without any important qualifications for the office, would very much like to be President. - Author: Walter Lippmann
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#35. In this country kings or dukes don't amount to nothing. The greatest man around then was Franklin D. Roosevelt, and he was the President; so I started calling Lester the President. It got shortened to Pres. - Author: Billie Holiday
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#36. No other President ever enjoyed the Presidency as I did. - Author: Theodore Roosevelt
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#37. The promise of Social Security was reflected in President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's inter-generational compact that rewards hard work and provides retirement security. - Author: Christine Pelosi
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#38. The United States has tried for years to live down President Franklin D. Roosevelt's order during World War II to move Japanese-Americans on the West Coast to inland detention camps on grounds that they might be disloyal. - Author: Helen Thomas
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#39. George W. Bush, 43rd president of the United States, became the first incumbent president to increase his majority in both the Senate and the House and to increase his own vote (by over 3.5 million) since Franklin D. Roosevelt, political genius of the 20th century, in 1936. - Author: Peggy Noonan
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#40. I have had a great time as president. - Author: Theodore Roosevelt
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#41. A skillful playwright might have a good time with the story of the assassination of President William McKinley, and especially with the three most flamboyant political figures involved: Mark Hanna, Theodore Roosevelt, and Emma Goldman. - Author: Russell Baker
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#42. If we look at American history, between 1942 and 1947, the data that was collected by the Census Bureau was handed over to the FBI and other organizations at the request of President Roosevelt, and that's how the Japanese were rounded up and put into the internment camps. - Author: Michele Bachmann
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