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Who Said It: Obama or FDR?
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Think you know everything there is to know about Barack Obama? How about Franklin Delano Roosevelt, one of the biggest-name presidents in America's past? Well get ready for this -- telling the two apart may be harder than you think.

"Government is competent when all who compose it work as trustees for the whole people."

  • Obama
  • FDR
  • Karl Rove

"I am not opposed to all wars. I'm opposed to dumb wars."

  • Obama
  • FDR
  • Winston Churchill

"If we are to be a really great people, we must strive in good faith to play a great part in the world."

  • Obama
  • FDR
  • Teddy Roosevelt

"To the people of poor nations, we pledge to work alongside you to make your farms flourish and let clean waters flow; to nourish starved bodies and feed hungry minds. "

  • Obama
  • FDR
  • Warren Buffett

"True they have tried, but their efforts have been cast in the pattern of an outworn tradition. Faced by failure of credit they have proposed only the lending of more money. Stripped of the lure of profit by which to induce our people to follow their false leadership, they have resorted to exhortations, pleading tearfully for restored confidence."

  • Obama
  • FDR
  • Rep. Barney Frank

"Hostilities exist. There is no blinking at the fact that our people, our territory, and our interests are in grave danger."

  • Obama
  • FDR
  • Woodrow Wilson

"I'm an optimist. I believe in progress."

  • Obama
  • FDR
  • Bill Gates

"And to all those who have wondered if America’s beacon still burns as bright -- tonight we proved once more that the true strength of our nation comes not from the might of our arms or the scale of our wealth, but from the enduring power of our ideals: democracy, liberty, opportunity, and unyielding hope."

  • Obama
  • FDR
  • Rudy Giuliani

"I see a great nation, upon a great continent, blessed with a great wealth of natural resources."

  • Obama
  • FDR
  • John F. Kennedy

"While the cost of action will be great, I can assure you that the cost of inaction will be far greater."

  • Obama
  • FDR
  • Richard Nixon