Quotes by Theodore Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt

Almost every man who has by his life-work added to the sum of human achievement of which the race is proud, of which our people are proud, almost every such man has based his life-work largely upon the teachings of the Bible

Theodore Roosevelt
Unless the man is master of his soul all other kinds of mastery amount to little.
Theodore Roosevelt

At the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who know neither victory nor defeat

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

We face the future with our past and our present as guarantors of our promises; and we are content to stand or to fall by the record which we have made and are making.

Theodore Roosevelt
The Constitution was made for the people and not the people for the Constitution.
Theodore Roosevelt

A nation that still needs to distinguish between stealing an election, and stealing a new pair of shoes, is not completely civilized yet.

Theodore Roosevelt
It is only the warlike power of a civilized people that can give peace to the world.
Theodore Roosevelt

And to lose the chance to see frigatebirds soaring in circles above the storm, or a file of pelicans winging their way homeward across the crimson afterglow of the sunset, or a myriad terns flashing in the bright light of midday as they hover in a shifting maze above the beach -- why, the loss is like the loss of a gallery of the masterpieces of the artists of old time.

Theodore Roosevelt
The American people abhor a vacuum. Theodore Roosevel