I have no expectation of making a hit every time I come to bat.
If we can ''boondoggle'' ourselves out of this depression, that word is going to be enshrined in the hearts of the American people for years to come.
A radical is a man with both feet firmly planted in the air.
These unhappy times call for the building of plans that build from the bottom up and not from the top down, that put their faith once more in the forgotten man at the bottom of the economic pyramid.
A reactionary is a somnambulist walking backwards.
I see one-third of a nation ill-housed, ill-clad, ill-nourished.
never before have we had so little time in which to do so much.
When you see a rattlesnake poised to strike you, do not wait until he has struck before you crush him.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
War is a contagion.
No democracy can long survive which does not accept as fundamental to its very existence the recognition of the rights of minorities.
No political party has exclusive patent rights on prosperity.
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.