Quotation by Franklin D. Roosevelt

Art is not a treasure in the past or an importation from another land, but part of the present life of all living and creating peoples.
Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882–1945), U.S. president. The Wit and Wisdom of Franklin D. Roosevelt, On America, p. 15, eds. Peter and Helen Beilenson, Peter Pauper Press (1982).

On the value of works of art.
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