Quotes by Theodore Roosevelt

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

  • “Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind.”
    by Theodore Roosevelt
  • “With self-discipline most anything is possible.”
    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
  • “The government is us; we are the government, you and I.”
    by Theodore Roosevelt
  • “Absence and death are the same – only that in death there is no suffering.”
    by Theodore Roosevelt
  • “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.”
    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
  • “Behind the ostensible government sits enthroned an invisible government owing no allegiance and acknowledging no responsibility to the people.”
    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
  • “A thorough knowledge of the Bible is worth more than a college education.”
    by Theodore Roosevelt
  • “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.”
    by Theodore Roosevelt
  • “Never throughout history has a man who lived a life of ease left a name worth remembering.”
    by Theodore Roosevelt
  • “No great intellectual thing was ever done by great effort.”
    by Theodore Roosevelt
  • “It is only through labor and painful effort, by grim energy and resolute courage, that we move on to better things.”
    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
  • “Freedom from effort in the present merely means that there has been effort stored up in the past.”
    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
  • “The reactionary is always willing to take a progressive attitude on any issue that is dead.”
    by Theodore Roosevelt
  • “Believe you can and you’re halfway there.”
    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

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