POTUS 32 and Dissertations

January 30th marks the birthday of the 32nd President of the United States. Here’re some words of wisdom from Franklin Delano Roosevelt that you can apply to your dissertation…

Over the course of his many terms as President, FDR frequently served as a source of inspiration at a time when our country needed it most. Here are some of his greatest hits…

On Persistence:

To reach a port, we must sail – sail, not tie at anchor – sail, not drift.
— Franklin Delano Roosevelt

There are many ways of going forward, but only one way of standing still.
— Franklin Delano Roosevelt

It is common sense to take a method and try it. If it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something.
— Franklin Delano Roosevelt

When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot in it and hang on.
— Franklin Delano Roosevelt

On Fear:

The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.
— Franklin Delano Roosevelt

The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
— Franklin Delano Roosevelt

On Support:

I’m not the smartest fellow in the world, but I can sure pick smart colleagues.
— Franklin Delano Roosevelt

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RUSSELL STRICKLAND, Ph.D., has been referred to as a “rocket scientist turned management consultant.” In truth, he applies an eclectic body of work from astronomy and nuclear physics to dynamic inventory management to market research to each of his student engagements.

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