Theodore roosevelt Quotes

"Comparison is ...

"Comparison is the thief of joy" - Theodore Roosevelt
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β€œThe only man who never makes ...

β€œThe only man who never makes a mistake is the man who never does anything.” β€” Theodore Roosevelt
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β€œIn any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is ...

β€œIn 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.” - Theodore Roosevelt
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"It is hard to fail, but it...

"It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed" Theodore Roosevelt
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Comparison is t...

Comparison is the thief of joy! -Theodore Roosevelt
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β€œDo what you can, with...

β€œDo what you can, with what you have, where you are.” β€” Theodore Roosevelt
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β€œDon't hit at all if it is honor...

β€œDon't hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting; but never hit soft.β€œ -Theodore Roosevelt
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β€œTo announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we ...

β€œTo announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public.” ― Theodore Roosevelt
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Keep your eyes on the s...

Keep your eyes on the stars and your feet on the ground. - Theodore Roosevelt
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β€œKeep your eyes on the s...

β€œKeep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.” - Theodore Roosevelt
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Do what you can, with ...

Do what you can, with what you have, where you are -- Theodore Roosevelt
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"There can be no divided allegiance here. Any man who says he i...

"There can be no divided allegiance here. Any man who says he is an American, but something else also, isn't an American at all. We have room for but one flag, the American flag" Theodore Roosevelt
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β€œThe most important single ingredient in...

β€œThe most important single ingredient in the formula of success is knowing how to get along with people.” β€” Theodore Roosevelt
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β€œIt is hard to fail, but it ...

β€œIt is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.” β€” Theodore Roosevelt
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β€œTo announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we ...

β€œTo announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile but is morally treasonable to the American public.” β€” Theodore Roosevelt
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"The nation behaves well if it treats the natural resourc...

"The nation behaves well if it treats the natural resources as assets which it must turn over to the next generation increased, and not impaired, in value." β€” Theodore Roosevelt
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Patriotism means to stand by the country,...

Patriotism means to stand by the country, it does not mean to stand by the president or any elected official. β€”Theodore Roosevelt
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Comparison is t...

Comparison is the thief of joy.- Theodore Roosevelt
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β€œWith self-discipline...

β€œWith self-discipline most anything is possible.” β€” Theodore Roosevelt
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β€œDo what you can, with...

β€œDo what you can, with what you have, where you are.” ― Theodore Roosevelt
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β€œDo what you can, with...

β€œDo what you can, with what you have, where you are.” ― Theodore Roosevelt
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"If you could kick the person in the pant...

"If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month." β€”Theodore Roosevelt
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β€œBelieve you can an...

β€œBelieve you can and you’re halfway there.” – Theodore Roosevelt
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β€œKeep your eyes on the s...

β€œKeep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.” β€” Theodore Roosevelt
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β€œWe must all either wear out or r...

β€œWe must all either wear out or rust out, every one of us. My choice is to wear out.” β€” Theodore Roosevelt
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"People don't care how much ...

"People don't care how much you know until they know how much you care" - Theodore Roosevelt
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β€œNobody cares how much you ...

β€œNobody cares how much you know, until they know how much you care.” β€” Theodore Roosevelt
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"In life, as in football, the ...

"In life, as in football, the principle to follow is to hit the line hard." - Theodore Roosevelt
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"Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkere...

"Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure... than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat." - Theodore Roosevelt
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β€œBelieve you can an...

β€œBelieve you can and you’re halfway there.” ~ Theodore Roosevelt
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"Ladies and gentlemen, I don't know whether you fully understand ...

"Ladies and gentlemen, I don't know whether you fully understand that I have just been shot, but it takes more than that to kill a Bull Moose." -Theodore Roosevelt after a failed assassination attempt.
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β€œThere is not one among us in whom a devil does not dwell; at some ti...

β€œThere 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
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β€œTo announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we ...

β€œTo announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile but is morally treasonable to the American public.” - Theodore Roosevelt
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Nobody cares how much you ...

Nobody cares how much you know, until they know how much you care- Theodore Roosevelt
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"Rhetoric is a poor substitute for action, and we have trus...

"Rhetoric is a poor substitute for action, and we have trusted only to rhetoric. If we are really to be a great nation, we must not merely talk; we must act big." - Theodore Roosevelt
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β€œNothing in the world is worth having or worth doing unless it means effort, pain, d...

β€œNothing in the world is worth having or worth doing unless it means effort, pain, difficulty… 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
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β€œTo announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we ...

β€œTo announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public. β€œ -Theodore Roosevelt
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We wish peace, but we wish the peace of justice, the...

We wish peace, but we wish the peace of justice, the peace of righteousnes. We wish because we think it is right and not because we are afraid. -Theodore Roosevelt
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"The nation behaves well if it treats the natural resourc...

"The nation behaves well if it treats the natural resources as assets which it must turn over to the next generation increased, and not impaired, in value." β€” Theodore Roosevelt
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Believe you can an...

Believe you can and you’re halfway there. (Theodore Roosevelt)
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"Comparison is ...

"Comparison is the thief of joy" -Theodore Roosevelt
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Death had to take him in his sleep, for if he was aw...

Death had to take him in his sleep, for if he was awake there'd have been a fight. - Vice President Thomas Marshall upon hearing of the death of Theodore Roosevelt.
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β€œTo announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we ...

β€œTo announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile but is morally treasonable to the American public.” ~ Theodore Roosevelt
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To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we a...

To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public. - Theodore Roosevelt
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"No foreign policy-no matter how ingenious-has any ...

"No foreign policy-no matter how ingenious-has any chance of success if it is born in the minds of few and carried in the hearts of many." β€” Theodore Roosevelt
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" Keep your eyes on the ...

" Keep your eyes on the stars and your feet on the ground."_ Theodore Roosevelt
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Believe you can an...

Believe you can and you're halfway there. - Theodore Roosevelt
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"Comparison is ...

"Comparison is the thief of joy" - Theodore Roosevelt
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"Ladies and gentlemen, I don't know whether you fully understan...

"Ladies and gentlemen, I don't know whether you fully understand that I have just been shot, but it takes more than that to kill a Bull Moose." Theodore Roosevelt, at the start of a speech in 1912.
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The only man who never makes ...

The only man who never makes a mistake is the man who never does anything - Theodore Roosevelt
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"To educate a man in mind, and n...

"To educate a man in mind, and not in morals, is to educate a menace to society." – Theodore Roosevelt
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β€œTo educate a person in the mind ...

β€œTo educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.” ― Theodore Roosevelt
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"There may be honest differences of opinion as to many government policie...

"There may be honest differences of opinion as to many government policies; but surely there can be no such differences as to the need of unflinching perseverance in the war against successful dishonesty." -- Theodore Roosevelt
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β€œDo what you can, with...

β€œDo what you can, with what you have, where you are.” ― Theodore Roosevelt
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β€œIf you could kick the person in the pant...

β€œIf you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month” Theodore Roosevelt
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"Believe you can an...

"Believe you can and you're halfway there" - Theodore Roosevelt
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β€œFar better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkere...

β€œFar better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure... than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.” - Theodore Roosevelt
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β€œ It is hard to fail, but it...

β€œ It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed. ” - Theodore Roosevelt
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In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is ...

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 - Theodore Roosevelt
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"No foreign policy-no matter how ingenious-has any ...

"No foreign policy-no matter how ingenious-has any chance of success if it is born in the minds of few and carried in the hearts of many." β€” Theodore Roosevelt
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"Keep your eyes on the s...

"Keep your eyes on the stars and your feet on the ground." β€”Theodore Roosevelt
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Courage is not having the strength ...

Courage is not having the strength to go on - it is going on when you don't have strength. - Theodore Roosevelt
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β€œWe must all either wear out or r...

β€œWe must all either wear out or rust out, every one of us. My choice is to wear out.” ―Theodore Roosevelt
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"If you could kick the person in the pants...

"If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month." - Theodore Roosevelt
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β€œI believe that there should be a very much heavier progressi...

β€œI believe that there should be a very much heavier progressive tax on very large incomes, a tax which should increase in a very marked fashion for the gigantic incomes.” ~Theodore Roosevelt~
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"Believe you can an...

"Believe you can and you’re halfway there." - Theodore Roosevelt
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"Keep your eyes on the ...

"Keep your eyes on the stars and your feet on the ground."β€”Theodore Roosevelt
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β€œI don’t go so far as to think that the only good Indians are dea...

β€œI don’t go so far as to think that the only good Indians are dead Indians, but I believe nine out of ten are, and I shouldn’t like to inquire too closely into the case of the tenth.”-Theodore Roosevelt
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There can be no life without change, and t...

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
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"Keep your eyes on the s...

"Keep your eyes on the stars and your feet on the ground." β€”Theodore Roosevelt
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"When you're at the end o...

"When you're at the end of your rope, tie a knot and hold on." Theodore Roosevelt
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"Comparison is ...

"Comparison is the thief of joy." Theodore Roosevelt
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"Nothing worth having w...

"Nothing worth having was ever achieved without effort." - Theodore Roosevelt
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"Big jobs usually go to the men...

"Big jobs usually go to the men who prove their ability to outgrow small ones." - Theodore Roosevelt
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"Believe you can a...

"Believe you can and you're halfway there" -Theodore Roosevelt
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"Courage is not having the strength ...

"Courage is not having the strength to go on; it is going on when you don't have the strength." -Theodore Roosevelt
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"In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is ...

"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."- Theodore Roosevelt
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"The things that will destroy America are prosperity at any price,...

"The things that will destroy America are prosperity at any price, peace at any price, safety first instead of duty first and love of soft living and the get-rich-quick theory of life." - Theodore Roosevelt
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The only man who never makes ...

The only man who never makes mistakes is the man who never does anything. ~Theodore Roosevelt
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"We need the iron qualities that go with true manhood. We need the positi...

"We need the iron qualities that go with true manhood. We need the positive virtues of resolution, of courage, of indomitable will, of power to do without shrinking the rough work that must always be done." -Theodore Roosevelt
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β€œDo what you can, with...

β€œDo what you can, with what you have, where you are.” Theodore Roosevelt
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Believe you can &am...

Believe you can & you're halfway there. - Theodore Roosevelt
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β€œTo announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we ...

β€œTo announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public.” ― Theodore Roosevelt
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