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/ 11:32 PM September 28, 2012

HOW do leaders think? Some statements from former US president Franklin Roosevelt, who saw his country through World War II:

“We look forward to a world founded upon four essential human freedoms: Freedom of speech and expression; freedom of every person to worship God in his own way; freedom from want, and freedom from fear.”

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Memory

“Books cannot be killed by fire. People die, but books never die. No man and no force can abolish memory, nor put thought in a concentration camp. Books are weapons for man’s freedom.”

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“I have seen war.  I have seen men coughing out their gassed lungs. I have seen the dead in the mud. I have seen cities destroyed. I have seen children starving. I have seen the agony of mothers and wives. —I hate war!”

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