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Quotes of the Day for 30 January 2002 – Franklin Delano Roosevelt

Franklin Delano Roosevelt, 32nd president of the United States and the only four-term president in history, was born on this date in 1882. Whether revered or reviled, the creator of the "New Deal" is certainly one of the most influential presidents in the country's history.

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The quotes:

The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.

A man who has never gone to school may steal from a freight car, but if he has a university education he may steal the whole railroad.

To reach a port, we must sail - sail, not tie at anchor - sail, not drift.

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.

When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.
     - Today's quotes are all from Franklin Delano Roosevelt, 1882 - 1945

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