Every man has a right to life, and this means that he has also a right to make a comfortable living.
Other Franklin D. Roosevelt quotes:
Our handicaps exist only in our minds.
To reach a port, we must sail - sail, not tie at anchor - sail, not drift.
We, and all others who believe as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees.
The barrier between success is not something which exists in the real world; it is composed purely and simply of doubts about ability.
Never underestimate a man who overestimates himself.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.
All work undertaken should be useful - not just for a day, or a year, but useful in the sense that it affords permanent improvement in living conditions or that it creates future new wealth for the nation.
A war of ideas can no more be won without books than a naval war can be won without ships. Books, like ships, have the toughest armor, the longest cruising range, and mount the most powerful guns.
When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.