November 9, 2014
Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial Quotes
They (who) seek to establish systems of government based on the regimentation of all human beings by a handful of individual rulers… Call this a new order. It is not new and it is not order.
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.
FREEDOM OF SPEECH
FREEDOM OF WORSHIP
FREEDOM FROM WANT
FREEDOM FROM FEAR
No country, however rich, can afford the waste of its human resources. Demoralization caused by vast unemployment is our greatest extravagance. Morally, it is the greatest menace to our social order.
I SEE ONE-THIRD OF A NATION ILL-HOUSE, ILL-CLAD, ILL-NOURISHED
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 too little.
I have seen war on land and sea. I have seen blood running from the wounded. I have seen the dead in the mud. I have seen cities destroyed. I have seen children starving. I have seen the agony of mothers and wives.
I HATE WAR
We must scrupulously guard the civil rights and civil liberties of all citizens, whatever their background. We must remember any oppression, any injustice, any hatred is a wedge designed to attack our civilization.
Note: Designed by Lawrence Halprin in 1978, the Franklin Delano Roosevelt (FDR) Memorial was built to honor the 32nd president of the United States.
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