Franklin D. Roosevelt Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Franklin D. Roosevelt quotes, Franklin D. Roosevelt sayings, and Franklin D. Roosevelt proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Our handicaps exist only in our minds. Franklin D. Roosevelt
We may not be able to prepare the future for our children, but we can at least prepare our children for the future. Franklin D. Roosevelt
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds. Franklin D. Roosevelt
Happiness is not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort. Franklin D. Roosevelt
Never underestimate a man who overestimates himself. Franklin D. Roosevelt
Human kindness has never weakened the stamina or softened the fiber of a free people. A nation does not have to be cruel to be tough. Franklin D. Roosevelt
If you treat people right they will treat you right ... ninety percent of the time. Franklin D. Roosevelt
The only thing we have to fear is fear it'self - nameless, unreasoning, unjustified, terror which paralyzes needed efforts to convert retreat into advance. Franklin D. Roosevelt
Happiness is not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort. Franklin D. Roosevelt
Confidence... thrives on honesty, on honor, on the sacredness of obligations, on faithful protection and on unselfish performance. Without them it cannot live. Franklin D. Roosevelt
When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on. Franklin D. Roosevelt
When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on. Franklin D. Roosevelt
When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on. Franklin D. Roosevelt
When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on. Franklin D. Roosevelt
Be sincere; be brief; be seated. Franklin D. Roosevelt
Happiness is not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort. Franklin D. Roosevelt
When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on. Franklin D. Roosevelt
Human kindness has never weakened the stamina or softened the fiber of a free people. A nation does not have to be cruel to be tough. Franklin D. Roosevelt
It is common sense to take a method and try it. If it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something. Franklin D. Roosevelt
Confidence thrives on honesty, on honor, on the sacredness of obligations, on faithful protection and on unselfish performance. Without them it cannot live. Franklin D. Roosevelt
We may not be able to prepare the future for our children, but we can at least prepare our children for the future. Franklin D. Roosevelt
In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed; it must be achieved. Franklin D. Roosevelt
If you treat people right they will treat you right -- ninety percent of the time. Franklin D. Roosevelt
In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed; it must be achieved. Franklin D. Roosevelt
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 little. Franklin D. Roosevelt
When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on. Franklin D. Roosevelt
Competition has been shown to be useful up to a certain point and no further, but cooperation, which is the thing we must strive for today, begins where competition leaves off. Franklin D. Roosevelt
It is common sense to take a method and try it. If it fails, admit it frankly and try another, but above all try something. Franklin D. Roosevelt
The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today. Franklin D. Roosevelt
It is common sense to take a method and try it. If it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something. Franklin D. Roosevelt