Read the excerpt from the First Fireside Chat. You can find it on this website: http://historymatters.gmu.edu/d/5199/
Or you can download it as a word document: First Fireside Chat
You can hear a recording of FDR reading most of this excerpt here:
Almost exactly NINE MONTHS from the first day of school-- just like a pregnancy! Except this one will absolutely end on time, no matter what.
“Omne solum forti patria est." (The brave find a home in every land.)--Ovid
“History will be kind to me for I intend to write it.” -- Winston Churchill
"Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it."- George Santayana