Governments can err, Presidents do make mistakes, but the immortal Dante tells us that divine justice weighs the sins of the cold-blooded and the sins of the warmhearted on different scales. Better the occasional faults of a Government that lives in a spirit of charity than the consistent omissions of a Government frozen in the ice of its own indifference.
--FDR, quoted in James MacGregor Burns and Susan Dunn's The Three Roosevelts
Not one of the FDR books getting all the attention these days, but a good one, nonetheless.
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