This book is an anthology of 84 quotes from Franklin D. Roosevelt and 83 selected facts about Franklin D. Roosevelt. It grants Roosevelt's reflections on subjects ranging Nation and Courage to Freedom and Prosperity; in addition, the book shows the personality of Franklin D. Roosevelt into more human light:
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Franklin D. Roosevelt was the only one to serve more than two terms.
Franklin D. Roosevelt loved genealogy, and he claimed he could trace his family lines back to eleven Presidents of the United States, directly and indirectly.
Franklin D. Roosevelt grew up with a succession of dogs. They included a white spitz, a red setter, a Saint Bernard, and a Newfoundland.
Roosevelt's favorite song was Home on the Range.
The Tulip Poplar was Roosevelt's favorite tree.
Franklin D. Roosevelt never appeared in public in his wheelchair.
Among Roosevelt's favorite dishes were scrambled eggs, fish chowder, grilled cheese sandwiches, hot dogs, and fruitcake.
Stamp collecting was one of Roosevelt's lifelong hobbies.
Franklin D. Roosevelt was a 32nd degree Mason, a member of Holland Lodge No. 8, New York City.
“The only thing we have to fear is fear its self”
“When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.”
“You are only an extra in everyone else's play.”
“Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the assessment that something else is more important than fear.”
“A conservative is a man with two perfectly good legs who, however, has never learned to walk forward.”
“Organized money hates me - and I welcome their hatred!”
“To reach a port we must set sail.”
“I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.”