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" So, first of all, let me assert my firm belief that the only thing we have to fear is fear itself. "
Embracing Fear: How to Turn What Scares Us into Our Greatest Gift - Page 92
by Thom Rutledge - 2005 - 224 pages
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The Good Ruler: From Herbert Hoover to Richard Nixon

Bruce Kuklick - Political Science - 1989 - 202 pages
...next fifty years, "Happy Days Are Here Again." Some months later in his first inaugural FDR declared that "the only thing we have to fear is fear itself." The Democratic song bore as much relation to reality as did Hubert Humphrey's later "Politics of Joy,"...
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American Political Leaders: From Colonial Times to the Present

Steven O'Brien - Biography & Autobiography - 1991 - 473 pages
...will endure as it has endured, will revive and prosper. So, first of all, let me assert my firm belief that the only thing we have to fear is fear itself. ..." The special session of Congress Roosevelt called convened on March 9, 1933, and adjourned on June 16. During...
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Poland's Jump to the Market Economy

Jeffrey Sachs - Business & Economics - 1994 - 126 pages
...setting, in which FDR's soothing words have never been more relevant, "Let me assert my firm belief that the only thing we have to fear is fear itself." The West can play a crucial role in this difficult transition by helping to assuage the fears and thereby...
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In the Shadow of War: The United States Since the 1930s

Michael S. Sherry - Political Science - 1995 - 595 pages
...loudest cheer, a response Eleanor Roosevelt found "a little terrifying."1 On a day famous for his claim "that the only thing we have to fear is fear itself," the analogy to war was hardly Roosevelt's only theme, and too much can be made of it: he never explicitly...
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The Enormous Exception: Meeting Christ in the Sermon on the Mount

Earl F. Palmer - Religion - 2001 - 151 pages
...and plainly understandable. The President said to his fellow Americans, "Let me assert my firm belief that the only thing we have to fear is fear itself. . . ." The sentence is powerfully communicative and yet there is a hidden, baffling quality about those words...
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The Neglected Voter: White Men and the Democratic Dilemma

David Paul Kuhn - Political Science - 2007 - 278 pages
...proclaimed, "This great nation will endure as it has endured, will revive and will prosper," adding, "that the only thing we have to fear is fear itself." The nation was to rise as he had. Two decades later, Joseph Kennedy had the family of his son John photographed...
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