Matthew Brady - Following my junior year in high school, I went on a camping trip through Russia in a group led by Horst Momber, a young language teacher from Roosevelt.
[ Camping Following Group High Junior Language Led Roosevelt Russia School Teacher Through Trip Went Year Young]
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Kenneth Koch - Protecting all this land, working with the President to establish all these monuments, to, you know... I think the President has a land protection record that's second to no one in this century, maybe Teddy Roosevelt.
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Horst Koehler - This isn't just about today, this about generations to come. And you've got a chance to be the greatest conservation President since Theodore Roosevelt, and I think he's done it.
[ Chance Come Conservation Done Generations Got Greatest Just President Roosevelt Since Theodore Think Today]
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David Wilmot - When the stock market crashed, Franklin Roosevelt got on the television and didn't just talk about the princes of greed. He said, 'Look, here's what happened.'
[ Crashed Franklin Got Greed Happened Here Just Look Market Princes Roosevelt Said Stock Talk Television]
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- Can any of us even imagine, after Pearl Harbor, President Roosevelt suggesting we negotiate a resolution or that we could simply prosecute those involved? Of course it is unimaginable. We are right to be in the Middle East, and we are right to treat this as the war it is.
[ After Any Could Course East Even Harbor Imagine Involved Middle Negotiate Pearl President Prosecute Resolution Right Roosevelt Simply Suggesting Those Treat Unimaginable Us War]
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- I used to be with a publishing house called Roosevelt Music. A gentleman there told me he had seen Peggy Lee perform Fever in Las Vegas and I found out later she wanted to record it.
[ Called Fever Found Gentleman Had House Las Later Lee Music Out Peggy Perform Publishing Record Roosevelt Seen She Told Used Vegas Wanted]
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- It's easy to kick somebody when they're down. George W. Bush has dealt with more difficult issues than any president since Franklin Roosevelt. And I've told my colleagues it's time that we go stand up for the president.
[ Any Bush Colleagues Dealt Difficult Down Easy Franklin George Go Issues Kick More President Roosevelt Since Somebody Stand Than Time Told Up]
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- My knowledge of the state of President Roosevelt's health was derived entirely from conversations, from newspaper articles and from photographs.
[ Articles Conversations Derived Entirely Health Knowledge Newspaper Photographs President Roosevelt State]
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- Roosevelt's humor was broad, his manner friendly. Of wit there was little; of philosophy, none. What did he possess? Intuition, inspiration, love of adventure.
[ Adventure Broad Did Friendly His Humor Inspiration Intuition Little Love Manner None Philosophy Possess Roosevelt Wit]
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- Roosevelt's magic lay in one facet of his personality: He knew how to take the risk. No other man in public life I knew could so readily take the challenge of the new.
[ Challenge Could Facet His How Knew Lay Life Magic Man New Other Personality Public Readily Risk Roosevelt Take]
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- Meeting Franklin Roosevelt was like opening your first bottle of champagne; knowing him was like drinking it.
[ Bottle Champagne Drinking First Franklin Him Knowing Meeting Opening Roosevelt Your]
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- My dad came out of the Roosevelt era and the Depression. One person and one party made a difference in his life. That's what everybody forgot when they called my father and other people political bosses.
[ Bosses Called Came Dad Depression Difference Era Everybody Father Forgot His Life Made Other Out Party Person Political Roosevelt]
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- They knew that Roosevelt and the Democratic party made a difference on them, on their quality of life issues, and they believed in that. But today it is completely different.
[ Believed Completely Democratic Difference Different Issues Knew Life Made Party Quality Roosevelt Their Them Today]
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- I would say that President Roosevelt probably was more intimately in touch with the press corps at the White House than President Truman was.
[ Corps House Intimately More President Press Probably Roosevelt Say Than Touch Truman White Would]
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- President Roosevelt, the author of Social Security, was the first to suggest that, in order to provide for the country's retirement needs, Social Security would need to be supplemented by personal savings accounts.
[ Accounts Author Country First Need Needs Order Personal President Provide Retirement Roosevelt Savings Security Social Suggest Supplemented Would]
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- The Eleanor Roosevelt Award that I received for women's rights activities is one I treasure.
[ Activities Award Eleanor Received Rights Roosevelt Treasure Women]
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- No one, Eleanor Roosevelt said, can make you feel inferior without your consent. Never give it.
[ Consent Eleanor Feel Give Inferior Make Never Roosevelt Said Without Your]
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- I don't want to go negative on Franklin Delano Roosevelt, but he didn't pass an economic deal in the first 100 days. We have passed the largest Recovery Act in the history of the country.
[ Act Country Days Deal Economic First Franklin Go History Largest Negative Pass Passed Recovery Roosevelt Want]
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- But as we shall see, Roosevelt, through a combination of events and influences, fell deeper and deeper into the toils of various revolutionary operators, not because he was interested in revolution but because he was interested in votes.
[ Because Combination Deeper Events Fell Influences Interested Into Operators Revolution Revolutionary Roosevelt See Shall Through Toils Various Votes]
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- But no one can praise Roosevelt for doing this and then insist that he restored our traditional political and economic systems to their former vitality.
[ Doing Economic Former Insist Our Political Praise Restored Roosevelt Systems Their Then Traditional Vitality]
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- I think we have to be fair in saying at this point that neither Roosevelt nor Lewis realized the peril to which they were exposing both the unions and the country.
[ Both Country Exposing Fair Lewis Neither Nor Peril Point Realized Roosevelt Saying Think Unions Were Which]
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- The CIO put up half a million dollars for Roosevelt's 1936 campaign and provided him with an immense group of active labor workers who played a large part in the sweeping victory he won at the polls.
[ Active Campaign Dollars Group Half Him Immense Labor Large Million Part Played Polls Provided Put Roosevelt Sweeping Up Victory Won Workers]
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- They do not say Roosevelt saved our system. They say he has given us a new one. That is logical.
[ Given Logical New Our Roosevelt Saved Say System Us]
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- Teddy Roosevelt... once said, 'Speak softly and carry a big stick.' Jimmy Carter wants to speak loudly and carry a fly swatter.
[ Big Carry Carter Fly Jimmy Loudly Once Roosevelt Said Softly Speak Stick Teddy Wants]
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- I learned the power of radio watching Eleanor Roosevelt do her show. I used to go up to Hyde Park and hold her papers. I was just a messenger, but it planted the bug of radio in me.
[ Bug Eleanor Go Her Hold Hyde Just Learned Messenger Papers Park Planted Power Radio Roosevelt Show Up Used Watching]
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- Redistribution of wealth would require enormous amounts of investment. The only time an elite has accepted this has been during crises, such as in America in the 1930s under Roosevelt.
[ Accepted America Amounts Been Crises During Elite Enormous Investment Only Redistribution Require Roosevelt Such Time Under Wealth Would]
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- Ronald Reagan is clearly to television what Franklin Roosevelt was to radio.
[ Clearly Franklin Radio Reagan Ronald Roosevelt Television]
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- If Roosevelt were alive today, he'd turn over in his grave.
[ Alive Grave His Over Roosevelt Today Turn Were]
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- I think Stalin was afraid of Roosevelt. Whenever Roosevelt spoke, he sort of watched him with a certain awe. He was afraid of Roosevelt's influence in the world.
[ Afraid Awe Certain Him Influence Roosevelt Sort Spoke Stalin Think Watched Whenever World]
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- Roosevelt was determined to stop Stalin from taking over Eastern Europe. He thought they finally had an agreement on Poland. Before Roosevelt died, he realized that Stalin had broken his agreement.
[ Agreement Before Broken Determined Died Eastern Europe Finally Had His Over Poland Realized Roosevelt Stalin Stop Taking Thought]
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- Roosevelt was the one who had the vision to change our policy from isolationism to world leadership. That was a terrific revolution. Our country's never been the same since.
[ Been Change Country Had Isolationism Leadership Never Our Policy Revolution Roosevelt Same Since Terrific Vision World]
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- There's a myth that Roosevelt gave Stalin Eastern Europe. I was with Roosevelt every day at Yalta.
[ Day Eastern Europe Every Gave Myth Roosevelt Stalin]
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- The Roosevelt enactment of Social Security was a moral revolution in our country: We were assured that we would never reach the very depths of poverty. And to be told, that we are now going to gamble it, on Wall Street, is nonsense!
[ Assured Country Depths Enactment Gamble Going Moral Never Nonsense Now Our Poverty Reach Revolution Roosevelt Security Social Street Told Very Wall Were Would]
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- The fact of the matter is it's very reasonable to ask the wealthiest estates to pay their share. We did that since Teddy Roosevelt, a Republican president.
[ Ask Did Estates Fact Matter Pay President Reasonable Republican Roosevelt Share Since Teddy Their Very Wealthiest]
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- I told them I belong to the same organizations and clubs Mrs. Roosevelt belongs to, but with a few brave exceptions, I was still unable to do films or television for the next seven years.
[ Belong Belongs Brave Clubs Exceptions Few Films Mrs Next Organizations Roosevelt Same Seven Still Television Them Told Unable Years]
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- Since Social Security was established by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1935 to ensure economic security for American workers, poverty among American seniors has dramatically declined.
[ American Among Declined Dramatically Economic Ensure Established Franklin Poverty President Roosevelt Security Seniors Since Social Workers]
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- It is essential for politicians to make a connection with us, as Franklin Roosevelt did, as Teddy Roosevelt did, as John F. Kennedy did, as Ronald Reagan did.
[ Connection Did Essential Franklin John Kennedy Make Politicians Reagan Ronald Roosevelt Teddy Us]
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- Franklin Roosevelt said the test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance to those who have much; it is whether we provide enough to those who have too little. This reconciliation package fails that test as well.
[ Abundance Add Enough Fails Franklin Little More Much Our Package Progress Provide Reconciliation Roosevelt Said Test Those Too Well Whether]
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- I was very careful to send Mr. Roosevelt every few days a statement of our casualties. I tried to keep before him all the time the casualty results because you get hardened to these things and you have to be very careful to keep them always in the forefront of your mind.
[ Always Because Before Careful Casualties Casualty Days Every Few Forefront Get Hardened Him Keep Mind Mr Our Results Roosevelt Send Statement Them These Things Time Tried Very Your]
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- I am a Republican. I'm loyal to the party of Abraham Lincoln and Theodore Roosevelt. And I believe that my party, in some ways, has strayed from those principles, particularly on the issue of fiscal discipline.
[ Abraham Am Believe Discipline Fiscal Issue Lincoln Loyal Particularly Party Principles Republican Roosevelt Some Strayed Theodore Those Ways]
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- We were environmentalists of the Teddy Roosevelt theory. We believed in separation of church and state. We believed in the independence of the Supreme Court not being subject to politicians.
[ Being Believed Church Court Environmentalists Independence Politicians Roosevelt Separation State Subject Supreme Teddy Theory Were]
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- Franklin Roosevelt was very concerned about environmental issues.
[ Concerned Environmental Franklin Issues Roosevelt Very]
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- Teddy Roosevelt of course was a great outdoorsman all his life.
[ Course Great His Life Roosevelt Teddy]
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- The issues are by some geometric number - 100 or 200 or 500 - times more complicated today than we appreciated them to be when Franklin Roosevelt was around.
[ Appreciated Around Complicated Franklin Geometric Issues More Number Roosevelt Some Than Them Times Today]
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- Had Roosevelt been caught, we would have been in a lot of trouble. It would have been very embarrassing.
[ Been Caught Embarrassing Had Lot Roosevelt Trouble Very Would]
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- For example, a man who might not have enormous charisma, who could be president 40 years ago, and who was a deserving president, I don't know that George Washington would be a president today, I don't know that Abe Lincoln would, I don't know that Roosevelt would.
[ Abe Ago Charisma Could Deserving Enormous Example George Know Lincoln Man Might President Roosevelt Today Washington Would Years]
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- Franklin Roosevelt had to govern at a time of crisis. If you're going to make changes in the way a nation thinks, you have to have the ability to take the crisis of the moment and use it to shape an agenda.
[ Ability Agenda Changes Crisis Franklin Going Govern Had Make Moment Nation Roosevelt Shape Take Thinks Time Use Way]
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- Franklin Roosevelt was a great leader. He saw how to use the levers of power to affect change.
[ Affect Change Franklin Great How Leader Levers Power Roosevelt Saw Use]
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- It is really quite amazing that all of the folks supporting privatization, from the president on down, keep invoking the name of my grandfather, Franklin Delano Roosevelt.
[ Amazing Down Folks Franklin Grandfather Invoking Keep Name President Privatization Quite Really Roosevelt Supporting]
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- Roosevelt talked not only about Freedom from Fear, but also Freedom from Want.
[ Also Fear Freedom Only Roosevelt Talked Want]
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- The great leaders of the second world war alliance, Franklin Roosevelt and Winston Churchill, understood the twin sides of destruction and salvation. Their war aims were not only to defeat fascism, but to create a world of shared prosperity.
[ Aims Alliance Churchill Create Defeat Destruction Fascism Franklin Great Leaders Only Prosperity Roosevelt Salvation Second Shared Sides Their Twin Understood War Were Winston World]
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- When Roosevelt came along, I approved of his program, generally. I figured an economic system should work for people, not vice versa.
[ Along Approved Came Economic Figured Generally His Program Roosevelt Should System Versa Vice Work]
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- Imagine - four years you could have spent travelling around Europe meeting people, or going to the Far East of Africa or India, meeting people, exchanging ideas, reading all you wanted to anyway, and instead I wasted it at Roosevelt.
[ Africa Anyway Around Could East Europe Exchanging Far Four Going Ideas Imagine India Instead Meeting Reading Roosevelt Spent Travelling Wanted Wasted Years]
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- I think Democrats made a mistake running away from liberalism. Liberalism, uh, Franklin Roosevelt, Harry Truman, John and Robert Kennedy - that's what the Democratic party ought to reach for.
[ Away Democratic Democrats Franklin Harry John Kennedy Liberalism Made Mistake Ought Party Reach Robert Roosevelt Running Think Truman Uh]
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- Conditions in this country are improving gradually but I am not in accord with the Roosevelt administration as I believe their policies are retarding the natural means of recovery. Spending, not balancing the budget and interference with business by the government at Washington are halting instead of helping. November 26, 1935, on the New Deal and its impact on prolonging the 'Great Depression' (letter)
[ Roosevelt Constitution New Deal]
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