Quotes by Theodore Roosevelt

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

  • “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
  • “Freedom from effort in the present merely means that there has been effort stored up in the past.”
    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
  • “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.”
    by Theodore Roosevelt
  • “Believe you can and you’re halfway there.”
    by Theodore Roosevelt
  • “Old age is like everything else. To make a success of it, you’ve got to start young.”
    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
  • “Absence and death are the same – only that in death there is no suffering.”
    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
  • “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 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
  • “Courtesy is as much a mark of a gentleman as courage.”
    by Theodore Roosevelt
  • “With self-discipline most anything is possible.”
    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
  • “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.”
    by Theodore Roosevelt
  • “Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind.”
    by Theodore Roosevelt

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