Quotation by Franklin D. Roosevelt

If the average citizen is guaranteed equal opportunity in the polling place, he must have equal opportunity in the market place.... The flag and the Constitution stand for democracy and not tyranny, for freedom, not subjection.
Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882–1945), U.S. president. FDR Speaks authorized edition of speeches, 1933-1945 (recordings of Franklin Roosevelt's public addresses), side 2, second acceptance speech—"Rendezvous With Destiny" (1936), ed. Henry Steele Commager, Introduction by Eleanor Roosevelt, Washington Records, Inc. (1960).

In this speech the President warned of the "economic royalists" who attempted to take away from the people their economic mobility and used the courts and legislatures to guarantee their control.
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