Heart Happy (cathy_edgett) wrote,
Heart Happy

Honoring the day -

My son Chris and his wife Frieda are in Washington D.C.  They are filled with the inspiration and awe of the memorials.  Here are quotes from the memorial for Franklin Delano Roosevelt.


I offer a few:

"Men and nature must work hand in hand. The throwing out of balance of the resources of nature throws out of balance also the lives of men."
January 24, 1935

Fourth Term (1945) - Legacy

"More than an end to war, we want an end to the beginnings of all wars."
Prepared for April 13, 1945

"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."
February 12, 1943

"The structure of world peace cannot be the work of one man, or one party, or one nation...it must be a peace which rests on the cooperative effort of the whole world."
March 1, 1945

"The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today. Let us move forward with strong and active faith."
Prepared for April 13, 1945

"Freedom of speech...Freedom of worship...Freedom from want...Freedom from fear."
January 6, 1941


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