Quotes by Theodore Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt

All daring and courage, all iron endurance of misfortune-make for a finer, nobler type of manhood.

Theodore Roosevelt
Everyone loves justice in the affairs of another.
Theodore Roosevelt

I feel as fit as a bull moose.

Theodore Roosevelt
No, I'm not a good shot, but I shoot often.
Theodore Roosevelt

We demand that big business give the people a square deal; in return we must insist that when any one engaged in big business honestly endeavors to do right he shall himself be given a square deal.

Theodore Roosevelt
Some men can live up to their loftiest ideals without ever going higher than a basement.
Theodore Roosevelt

There is a delight in the hardy life of the open. There are no words that can tell the hidden spirit of the wilderness, that can reveal its mystery, its melancholy and its charm. 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. Conservation means development as much as it does protection.

Theodore Roosevelt
Let us show, not merely in great crises, but in every day of life, qualities of practical intelligence, of hardihood and endurance, and above all, the power of devotion to a lofty ideal.
Theodore Roosevelt

Poverty is a bitter thing; but it is not as bitter as the existence of restless vacuity and physical, moral, and intellectual flabbiness, to which those doom themselves who elect to spend all their years in that vainest of all vain pursuits-the pursuit of mere pleasure as a sufficient end in itself.

Theodore Roosevelt
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.