Franklin Roosevelt Inspiring Quotes

On January 30 in the year 1882, the 32nd president of the United States of America was born in New York. His name Franklin Delano Roosevelt. He was president from March 4, 1933 until his death on April 12, 1945.

Here are some of his most famous words of wisdom to motivate us.

Franklin Roosevelt Inspiring Quotes
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“To reach a port we must set sail – Sail, not tie at anchor; Sail, not drift.”

“A smooth sea never made a skilled sailor.”

“Happiness is not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.”

“We cannot always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.”

“If you treat people right they will treat you right … ninety percent of the time.”

“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.”

“The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.”

“Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the assessment that something else is more important than fear.”

“I think we consider too much the good luck of the early bird and not enough the bad luck of the early worm.”

“We have always held to the hope, the belief, the conviction that there is a better life, a better world, beyond the horizon.”

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