"Rules are not ..." Quote of Franklin Delano Roosevelt

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Rules are not necessarily sacred, principles are.

Franklin D Roosevelt
Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882-1945), U.S. president. FDR Speaks authorized edition of speeches, 1933-1945 (recordings of Franklin Roosevelt's public addresses), side 2, Young Democrats clubs (Aug. 24, 1935), ed. Henry Steele Commager, Introduction by Eleanor Roosevelt, Washington Records, Inc. (1960). FDR tried to get young people to realize that they could and should blaze new trails, but, though they might alter traditions, they should live by principles.