Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations. 1989.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt (18821945)
We must remember that any oppression, any injustice, any hatred, is a wedge designed to attack our civilization.
President FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT, letter to Dr. William Allan Neilson, January 9, 1940. The letter was read to the conference of the American Committee for Protection of Foreign-born, Washington, D.C., March 1, 1940.The Public Papers and Addresses of Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1940, p. 36 (1941).
This sentence is one of many quotations inscribed on Cox Corridor II, a first floor House corridor, U.S. Capitol.