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Theodore Roosevelt Quotes

(1858-1919), Twenty-sixth President of the USA

Get action. Seize the moment. Man was never intended to become an oyster.

Category: Action

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

Category: Action

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.

Category: America

The American people abhor a vacuum.

Category: America

I am only an average man but, by George, I work harder at it than the average man.

Category: Averages

We must remember not to judge any public servant by any one act, and especially should we beware of attacking the men who are merely the occasions and not the cause of disaster.

Category: Blame

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.

Category: Causes

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.

Category: Children

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

Category: Colleges And Universities

My hat's in the ring. The fight is on and I'm stripped to the buff.

Category: Competition

Don't foul, don't flinch. Hit the line hard.

Category: Courage

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.

Category: Decisions

I wish to preach, not the doctrine of ignoble ease, but the doctrine of the strenuous life.

Category: Dedication

At sometime in our lives a devil dwells within us, causes heartbreaks, confusion and troubles, then dies.

Category: Devil

The first requisite of a good citizen in this republic of ours is that he shall be able and willing to pull his weight.

Category: Duty