Extract from Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s Address at the Dedication of the Thomas Jefferson Memorial in Washington, D.C.

Jefferson, across a hundred and fifty years of time, is closer by much to living men than many of our leaders of the years between.

Franklin D. Roosevelt, “Address at the Dedication of the Thomas Jefferson Memorial, Washington, D.C.,” 13 Apr. 1943. Published by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, eds., American Presidency Project (accessed 2014).
Author
Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Date Range
Date
April 13, 1943
Collection
Quotes by and about Thomas Jefferson
Repository
American Presidency Project, Univ. of California-Santa Barbara