Quotes by Theodore Roosevelt

Quotes by Theodore Roosevelt (26th president of US (1858 – 1919))

  • “Freedom from effort in the present merely means that there has been effort stored up in the past.”
    by Theodore Roosevelt
  • “Absence and death are the same – only that in death there is no suffering.”
    by Theodore Roosevelt
  • “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.”
    by Theodore Roosevelt
  • “Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.”
    by Theodore Roosevelt
  • “Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.”
    by Theodore Roosevelt
  • “No great intellectual thing was ever done by great effort.”
    by Theodore Roosevelt
  • “Character, in the long run, is the decisive factor in the life of an individual and of nations alike.”
    by Theodore Roosevelt
  • “It is difficult to make our material condition better by the best law, but it is easy enough to ruin it by bad laws.”
    by Theodore Roosevelt
  • “Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind.”
    by Theodore Roosevelt
  • “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.”
    by Theodore Roosevelt
  • “The best executive is one who has sense enough to pick good people to do what he wants done, and self-restraint enough to keep from meddling with them while they do it.”
    by Theodore Roosevelt
  • “Courtesy is as much a mark of a gentleman as courage.”
    by Theodore Roosevelt
  • “The only time you really live fully is from thirty to sixty. The young are slaves to dreams; the old servants of regrets. Only the middle-aged have all their five senses in the keeping of their wits.”
    by Theodore Roosevelt
  • “With self-discipline most anything is possible.”
    by Theodore Roosevelt
  • “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; if Lincoln had lived in a time of peace, no one would have known his name.”
    by Theodore Roosevelt
  • “A man who is good enough to shed his blood for the country is good enough to be given a square deal afterwards.”
    by Theodore Roosevelt
  • “The boy who is going to make a great man must not make up his mind merely to overcome a thousand obstacles, but to win in spite of a thousand repulses and defeats.”
    by Theodore Roosevelt
  • “The first requisite of a good citizen in this republic of ours is that he shall be able and willing to pull his own weight.”
    by Theodore Roosevelt
  • “Old age is like everything else. To make a success of it, you’ve got to start young.”
    by Theodore Roosevelt
  • “The best executive is one who has sense enough to pick good people to do what he wants done, and self-restraint enough to keep from meddling with them while they do it.”
    by Theodore Roosevelt

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