Franklin D. Roosevelt Quote

Franklin D. Roosevelt

"When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on." Franklin D. Roosevelt
As quoted in Choosing Simplicity (2010) pg. 59 Presiding over both the end of the Great Depression and most of WWII, FDR spoke a great deal about perseverance, as in the above quote. Add Category or Author

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Birth: 1813-05-05 Death: 1855-11-11

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