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- Famous Quotes from American
US 20th-Century and World War II Quotes
||Franklin D. Roosevelt
1882 - 1945
April 7, 1932
"The forgotten man at the bottom
of the economic pyramid."
July 2, 1932 - Accepting the presidential nomination
"I pledge you, I pledge myself,
to a new deal for the American people."
March 4, 1933 - Inaugural address
"The only thing we have to fear is
March 4, 1933 - Inaugural address
"In the field of world policy I would
dedicate this Nation to the policy of the good neighbor."
January 20, 1937 - Second inaugural address
"I see one-third of a nation ill-housed,
ill clad, ill-nourished."
December 29, 1940
"We must be the great arsenal of democracy."
January 6, 1941 - Message to Congress
"We look forward to a world founded
upon four essential human freedoms. The first is freedom of speech
and expression everywhere in the world. The second is freedom of every
person to worship God in his own way-everywhere in the world. The
third is freedom from want. ... The fourth is freedom from fear."
December 8, 1941 - Address to Congress
"Yesterday, December 7, 1941 - a date
which will live in infamy - the United States of America was suddenly
and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of
General Douglas MacArthur 1880 - 1964
March 21, 1942 - On reaching Australia, having broken
through Japanese lines en route from Corregidor
"I came through and I shall return."
|Wendell Willkie 1892 - 1944
"The constitution does not provide
for first and second class citizens."
J. Robert Oppenheimer 1904 - 1967
"The physicists have known sin; and
this is a knowledge which they cannot lose."
Orson Welles 1915 - 1985
"In Italy for thirty years under the
Borgias they had warfare, terror, murder, bloodshed - they produced
Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci and the Renaissance. In Switzerland
they had brotherly love, five hundred years of democracy and peace
and what did that produce? The cuckoo clock."
(1949 film - The Third Man. Words added by Welles to
Graham Greene's screenplay)
Dwight D. Eisenhower 1890 - 1969
August 31, 1959
"I think people want peace so
much that one of these days governments had better get out of
the way and let them have it."
|April 16, 1953
"This world in arms is not spending
money alone. It is spending the sweat of its laborers, the genius
of its scientists, the hopes of its children."
April 7, 1954
"You have broader considerations that
might follow what you might call the 'falling domino' principle. You
have a row of dominoes set up. You knock over the first one, and what
will happen to the last one is that it will to over very quickly."
||Harry S. Truman 1884 - 1972
April 12, 1958
"A statesman is a politician
who's been dead 10 or 15 years."
April 13, 1958
"It's a recession when your neighbor
loses his job; it's a depression when you lose yours."
April 28, 1959
"Wherever you have an efficient government
you have a dictatorship."
"The buck stops here."
(Unattributed motto on Truman's desk)
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