Theodore Roosevelt Quotes
Brief author info: Theodore Roosevelt (1901-1909) Twenty-sixth President of the United States.
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Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
A really great people, proud and high-spirited, would face all the disasters of war rather than purchase that base prosperity which is bought at the price of national honor.
From the very beginning our people have markedly combined practical capacity for affairs with power of devotion to an ideal. The lack of either quality would have rendered the other of small value.
The first requisite of a good citizen in this republic of ours is that he shall be able and willing to pull his weight.
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.
A man who is good enough to shed his blood for his country is good enough to be given a square deal afterwards.
There can be no fifty-fifty Americanism in this country. There is room here for only hundred per cent Americanism.
There is a homely adage which runs: "Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far."
The men with the muck-rake are often indispensable to the well-being of society, but only if they know when to stop raking the muck.
Nine-tenths of wisdom is being wise in time.
Never go to bed mad. Stay up and fight.
The time we waste trying to find out what life is all about could be spent loving someone and finding out.
A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you.
You believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself.
Fantasy love is much better than Reality Love.