Theodore Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt Jr. (October 27, 1858 – January 6, 1919) was an American statesman, author, explorer, soldier, naturalist, and reformer who served as the 26th President of the United States from 1901 to 1909. As a leader of the Republican Party during this time, he became a driving force for the Progressive Era in the United States in the early 20th century. Alongside George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and Abraham Lincoln, his image stands on Mount Rushmore.

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Do what you can with what you have where you are.

Believe you can and you're halfway there.

Keep your eyes on the stars and your feet on the ground.

Each time we face our fear, we gain strength, courage and confidence in the doing.

Big jobs usually go to the men who prove their ability to outgrow small ones.

It is only through labor and painful effort, by grim energy and resolute courage, that we move on to better things.

Absence and death are the same - only that in death there is no suffering.

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 happens they need a kick in the seat of the pants.

A man who is good enough to shed his blood for the country is good enough to be given a square deal afterwards.

The pacifist is as surely a traitor to his country and to humanity as is the most brutal wrongdoer.

Freedom from effort in the present merely means that there has been effort stored up in the past.

A thorough knowledge of the Bible is worth more than a college education.

I think there is only one quality worse than hardness of heart and that is softness of head.

It is hard to fail but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.

Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.

When they call the roll in the Senate the Senators do not know whether to answer "Present" or "Not guilty."

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.

The things that will destroy America are prosperity-at-any-price peace-at-any-price safety-first instead of duty-first the love of soft living and the get-rich-quick theory of life.

Leave it as it is. The ages have been at work on it and man can only mar it.

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.

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