50 Famous quotes and sayings by Theodore Roosevelt

50 Famous quotes and sayings by Theodore Roosevelt




50 Famous quotes and sayings by Theodore Roosevelt. Here are the best words of encouragement by Theodore Roosevelt, inspirational sayings by Theodore Roosevelt, wisdom quotes by Theodore Roosevelt and short inspirational quotes by the greatest politician, statesman, writer and 26th President of the United States Theodore Roosevelt that you can share with your friends, family, and loved ones.


Famous quotes and sayings by Theodore Roosevelt

1. If you've got them by the balls, their hearts and minds will follow. - Theodore Roosevelt



Famous quotes and sayings by Theodore Roosevelt

2. In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing. - Theodore Roosevelt



Famous quotes and sayings by Theodore Roosevelt

3. Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far. - Theodore Roosevelt



Famous quotes and sayings by Theodore Roosevelt

4. Courage is not having the strength to go on; it is going on when you don't have the strength. - Theodore Roosevelt



Famous quotes and sayings by Theodore Roosevelt

5. Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell 'em, 'Certainly I can!' Then get busy and find out how to do it. - Theodore Roosevelt



Famous quotes and sayings by Theodore Roosevelt

6. Never throughout history has a man who lived a life of ease left a name worth remembering. - Theodore Roosevelt



Famous quotes and sayings by Theodore Roosevelt

7. A man who has never gone to school may steal a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad. - Theodore Roosevelt



Famous quotes and sayings by Theodore Roosevelt

8. When you play, play hard; when you work, don't play at all. - Theodore Roosevelt



Famous quotes and sayings by Theodore Roosevelt

9. No man should receive a dollar unless that dollar has been fairly earned. - Theodore Roosevelt



Famous quotes and sayings by Theodore Roosevelt

10. Be practical as well as generous in your ideals. Keep your eyes on the stars, but remember to keep your feet on the ground. - Theodore Roosevelt



Famous quotes and sayings by Theodore Roosevelt

11. Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the gray twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat. - Theodore Roosevelt


Famous quotes and sayings by Theodore Roosevelt

12.The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it. - Theodore Roosevelt



Famous quotes and sayings by Theodore Roosevelt

13. Politeness [is] a sign of dignity, not subservience. - Theodore Roosevelt



Famous quotes and sayings by Theodore Roosevelt

14. If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness. - Theodore Roosevelt



Famous quotes and sayings by Theodore Roosevelt

15. Character, in the long run, is the decisive factor in the life of an individual and of nations alike. - Theodore Roosevelt



Famous quotes and sayings by Theodore Roosevelt

16. There is not a man of us who does not at times need a helping hand to be stretched out to him, and then shame upon him who will not stretch out the helping hand to his brother. - Theodore Roosevelt



Famous quotes and sayings by Theodore Roosevelt

17. Wide differences of opinion in matters of religious, political, and social belief must exist if conscience and intellect alike are not to be stunted, if there is to be room for healthy growth. - Theodore Roosevelt



Famous quotes and sayings by Theodore Roosevelt

18. Order without liberty and liberty without order are equally destructive. - Theodore Roosevelt



Famous quotes and sayings by Theodore Roosevelt

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



Famous quotes and sayings by Theodore Roosevelt

20. It is not often that a man can make opportunities for himself. But he can put himself in such shape that when or if the opportunities come he is ready. - Theodore Roosevelt



Famous quotes and sayings by Theodore Roosevelt

21. Women should have free access to every field of labor which they care to enter, and when their work is as valuable as that of a man it should be paid as highly. - Theodore Roosevelt



Famous quotes and sayings by Theodore Roosevelt

22. For those who fight for it life has a flavor the sheltered will never know. - Theodore Roosevelt



Famous quotes and sayings by Theodore Roosevelt

23. Courtesy is as much a mark of a gentleman as courage. - Theodore Roosevelt



Famous quotes and sayings by Theodore Roosevelt

24. 90% of the work in this country is done by people who don't feel good. - Theodore Roosevelt



Famous quotes and sayings by Theodore Roosevelt

25. I am a strong individualist by personal habit, inheritance, and conviction; but it is a mere matter of common sense to recognize that the State, the community, the citizens acting together, can do a number of things better than if they were left to individual action. - Theodore Roosevelt



Famous quotes and sayings by Theodore Roosevelt

26. I put myself in the way of things happening, and they happened. - Theodore Roosevelt



Famous quotes and sayings by Theodore Roosevelt

27. No man is above the law, and no man is below it. - Theodore Roosevelt



Famous quotes and sayings by Theodore Roosevelt

28. It tires me to talk to rich men. You expect a man of millions, the head of a great industry, to be a man worth hearing; but as a rule they don't know anything outside their own business. - Theodore Roosevelt



Famous quotes and sayings by Theodore Roosevelt

29. People ask the difference between a leader and a boss... The leader works in the open, and the boss in covert. The leader leads, and the boss drives. - Theodore Roosevelt



Famous quotes and sayings by Theodore Roosevelt

30. Comparison is the thief of joy. - Theodore Roosevelt



Famous quotes and sayings by Theodore Roosevelt

31. It is true of the Nation, as of the individual, that the greatest doer must also be a great dreamer. - Theodore Roosevelt



Famous quotes and sayings by Theodore Roosevelt

32. Don't hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting; but never hit soft! - Theodore Roosevelt



Famous quotes and sayings by Theodore Roosevelt

33. If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month. - Theodore Roosevelt



Famous quotes and sayings by Theodore Roosevelt

34. There is quite enough sorrow and shame and suffering and baseness in real life, and there is no need for meeting it unnecessarily in fiction. - Theodore Roosevelt



Famous quotes and sayings by Theodore Roosevelt

35. Although not a very old man, I have yet lived a great deal in my life, and I have known sorrow too bitter and joy too keen to allow me to become either cast down or elated for more than a very brief period over any success or defeat. - Theodore Roosevelt



Famous quotes and sayings by Theodore Roosevelt

36. We should not forget that it will be just as important to our descendants to be prosperous in their time as it is to us to be prosperous in our time. - Theodore Roosevelt



Famous quotes and sayings by Theodore Roosevelt

37. Aggressive fighting for the right is the noblest sport the world affords. - Theodore Roosevelt



Famous quotes and sayings by Theodore Roosevelt

38. Only those are fit to live who do not fear to die; and none are fit to die who have shrunk from the joy of life and the duty of life. Both life and death are parts of the same Great Adventure. - Theodore Roosevelt



Famous quotes and sayings by Theodore Roosevelt

39. 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. - Theodore Roosevelt



Famous quotes and sayings by Theodore Roosevelt

40. The most important single ingredient in the formula of success is knowing how to get along with people. - Theodore Roosevelt



Famous quotes and sayings by Theodore Roosevelt

41. There can be no life without change, and to be afraid of what is different or unfamiliar is to be afraid of life. - Theodore Roosevelt



Famous quotes and sayings by Theodore Roosevelt

42. It may be true that he travels farthest who travels alone, but the goal thus reached is not worth reaching. - Theodore Roosevelt



Famous quotes and sayings by Theodore Roosevelt

43. Complaining about a problem without posing a solution is called whining. - Theodore Roosevelt



Famous quotes and sayings by Theodore Roosevelt

44. A thorough knowledge of the Bible is worth more than a college education. - Theodore Roosevelt



Famous quotes and sayings by Theodore Roosevelt


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



Famous quotes and sayings by Theodore Roosevelt

46. Nine tenths of wisdom consists in being wise in time. - Theodore Roosevelt



Famous quotes and sayings by Theodore Roosevelt

47. There is not one among us in whom a devil does not dwell; at some time, on some point, that devil masters each of us... It is not having been in the Dark House, but having left it, that counts. - Theodore Roosevelt



Famous quotes and sayings by Theodore Roosevelt

48. No ability, no strength and force, no power of intellect or power of wealth, shall avail us, if we have not the root of right living in us. - Theodore Roosevelt



Famous quotes and sayings by Theodore Roosevelt

49. I have never in my life envied a human being who led an easy life; I have envied a great many people who led difficult lives and led them well. - Theodore Roosevelt



Famous quotes and sayings by Theodore Roosevelt

50. For us is the life of action, of strenuous performance of duty; let us live in the harness, striving mightily; let us rather run the risk of wearing out than rusting out. - Theodore Roosevelt

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