Top 10 Quotes by Theodore Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt

I like to see Quentin (Roosevelt) practicing baseball. It gives me hope that one of my boys will not take after his father in this respect, and will prove able to play the national game.

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.
Theodore Roosevelt

It may be that 'the voice of the people is the voice of God' in fifty one cases out of a hundred, but in the remaining forty nine it is quite as likely to be the voice of the devil, of, what is still worse, the voice of a fool.

Theodore Roosevelt
Yes, Haven, most of us enjoy preaching, and Ive got such a bully pulpit!
Theodore Roosevelt

Every reform movement has a lunatic fringe.

Theodore Roosevelt
If I have erred, I err in company with Abraham Lincoln.
Theodore Roosevelt

When we undertake the impossible, we often fail to do anything at all.

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

There must be no division by class hatred, whether this hatred be that of creed against creed, nationality against nationality, section against section, or men of one social or industrial condition against men of another social and industrial condition. We must ever judge each individual on his own conduct and merits, and not on his membership in any class, whether that class be based on theological, social, or industrial considerations.

Theodore Roosevelt
The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena; whose face is marred by sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs and comes short again and again because there is no effort without error and shortcoming; who knows the great enthusiasms, the great devotion, spends himself in a worthy cause; who at best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement; and who at worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who have never tasted victory or defeat.