Find the best quotes by Theodore Roosevelt.
Old age is like everything else. To make a success of it, you've got to start young.
No great intellectual thing was ever done by great effort.
The American people abhor a vacuum.
No man is justified in doing evil on the ground of expedience.
The most practical kind of politics is the politics of decency.
Freedom from effort in the present merely means that there has been effort stored up in the past.
Every reform movement has a lunatic fringe.
It is essential that there should be organization of labor. This is an era of organization. Capital organizes and therefore labor must organize.
The most successful politician is he who says what the people are thinking most often in the loudest voice.
The unforgivable crime is soft hitting. Do not hit at all if it can be avoided; but never hit softly.
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…
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;…
I am only an average man but, by George, I work harder at it than the average man.
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.
Character, in the long run, is the decisive factor in the life of an individual and of nations alike.
Leave it as it is. The ages have been at work on it and man can only mar it.
Some men can live up to their loftiest ideals without ever going higher than a basement.
The reactionary is always willing to take a progressive attitude on any issue that is dead.
The human body has two ends on it: one to create with and one to sit on. Sometimes people get their ends reversed. When this…
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