Franklin D. Roosevelt
War is a contagion.
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Selfishness is the only real atheism aspiration, unselfishness, the only real religion.
Put two or three men in positions of conflicting authority. This will force them to work at loggerheads, allowing you to be the ultimate arbiter.
I'm not the smartest fellow in the world, but I can sure pick smart colleagues.
Physical strength can never permanently withstand the impact of spiritual force.
Democracy cannot succeed unless those who express their choice are prepared to choose wisely. The real safeguard of democracy, therefore, is education.
The only sure bulwark of continuing liberty is a government strong enough to protect the interests of the people, and a people strong enough and well enough informed to maintain its sovereign control over the goverment.
If I went to work in a factory the first thing I'd do is join a union.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
Prosperous farmers mean more employment, more prosperity for the workers and the business men of every industrial area in the whole country.
If civilization is to survive, we must cultivate the science of human relationships - the ability of all peoples, of all kinds, to live together, in the same world at peace.
I believe entertainment can aspire to be art, and can become art, but if you set out to make art you're an idiot.
I want to make all kinds of movies. I do want to make big movies that are a lot of fun to go to, but I also want to make movies that are going to stimulate some thought and maybe raise some awareness.
I think we're all good and bad, but good's not funny. Bad is funny. Suppress the good and let the bad out, and then you can be funny.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
Civil strife is as much a greater evil than a concerted war effort as war itself is worse than peace.
Local economies are suffering as people spend more on fuel and less on consumer goods and travel.
If an eloquent speaker speak not the truth, is there a more horrid kind of object in creation?
Experience taught me a few things. One is to listen to your gut, no matter how good something sounds on paper. The second is that you're generally better off sticking with what you know. And the third is that sometimes your best investments are the ones you don't make.
I get asked a lot about getting into politics. I say, 'Take a look at politics. You tell me what seems appealing about that.'
Most people are satisfied with the junk food being sold as music.