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Famous Theodore Roosevelt Quotes
Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
A man who has never gone to school may steal from a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.
A man who is good enough to shed his blood for the country is good enough to be given a square deal afterwards.
A thorough knowledge of the Bible is worth more than a college education.
A typical vice of American politics is the avoidance of saying anything real on real issues.
A vote is like a rifle; its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
Absence and death are the same – only that in death there is no suffering.
Appraisals are where you get together with your team leader and agree what an outstanding member of the team you are, how much your contribution has been valued, what massive potential you have and, in recognition of all this, would you mind having your salary halved.
Behind the ostensible government sits enthroned an invisible government owing no allegiance and acknowledging no responsibility to the people.
Believe you can and you’re halfway there.
Big jobs usually go to the men who prove their ability to outgrow small ones.
Character, in the long run, is the decisive factor in the life of an individual and of nations alike.
Courtesy is as much a mark of a gentleman as courage.
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Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
Don’t hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting; but never hit soft.
Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.
Every reform movement has a lunatic fringe.
Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure… than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.
For unflagging interest and enjoyment, a household of children, if things go reasonably well, certainly all other forms of success and achievement lose their importance by comparison.
Freedom from effort in the present merely means that there has been effort stored up in the past.
Germany has reduced savagery to a science, and this great war for the victorious peace of justice must go on until the German cancer is cut clean out of the world body.
Get action. Seize the moment. Man was never intended to become an oyster.
Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind.
I am a part of everything that I have read.
I am only an average man but, by George, I work harder at it than the average man.
I care not what others think of what I do, but I care very much about what I think of what I do! That is character!
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I don’t pity any man who does hard work worth doing. I admire him. I pity the creature who does not work, at whichever end of the social scale he may regard himself as being.
I think there is only one quality worse than hardness of heart and that is softness of head.
I took the Canal Zone and let Congress debate; and while the debate goes on, the canal does also.
I wish to preach, not the doctrine of ignoble ease, but the doctrine of the strenuous life.
If there is not the war, you don’t get the great general; if there is not a great occasion, you don’t get a great statesman; if Lincoln had lived in a time of peace, no one would have known his name.
If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn’t sit for a month.
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.
It behooves every man to remember that the work of the critic is of altogether secondary importance, and that, in the end, progress is accomplished by the man who does things.
It is difficult to make our material condition better by the best law, but it is easy enough to ruin it by bad laws.
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It is essential that there should be organization of labor. This is an era of organization. Capital organizes and therefore labor must organize.
It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.
It is only through labor and painful effort, by grim energy and resolute courage, that we move on to better things.
Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.
Leave it as it is. The ages have been at work on it and man can only mar it.
Never throughout history has a man who lived a life of ease left a name worth remembering.
Nine-tenths of wisdom is being wise in time.
No great intellectual thing was ever done by great effort.
No man is above the law and no man is below it: nor do we ask any man’s permission when we ask him to obey it.
No man is justified in doing evil on the ground of expedience.
No man is worth his salt who is not ready at all times to risk his well-being, to risk his body, to risk his life, in a great cause.
No people is wholly civilized where a distinction is drawn between stealing an office and stealing a purse.
Nobody cares how much you know, until they know how much you care.
Obedience of the law is demanded; not asked as a favor.
Old age is like everything else. To make a success of it, you’ve got to start young.