Top 10 Quotes by Theodore Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt

What I have advocated is not wild radicalism. It is the highest and wisest kind of conservatism.

Theodore Roosevelt
Materially we must strive to secure a broader economic opportunity for all men, so that each shall have a better chance to show the stuff of which he is made.
Theodore Roosevelt

The unforgivable crime is soft hitting. Do not hit at all if it can be avoided; but never hit softly.

Theodore Roosevelt
Peace is normally a great good, and normally it coincides with righteousness, but it is righteousness and not peace which should bind the conscience of a nation as it should bind the conscience of an individual; and neither a nation nor an individual can surrender conscience to another's keeping.
Theodore Roosevelt

We fight in honourable fashion for the good of mankind; fearless of the future, unheeding of our individual fates, with unflinching hearts and undimmed eyes; we stand at Armageddon, and we battle for the Lord

Theodore Roosevelt
It is necessary for the welfare of the nation that men's lives be based on the principles of the Bible. No man, educated or uneducated, can afford to be ignorant of the Bible.
Theodore Roosevelt

Our chief usefulness to humanity rests on our combining power with high purpose. Power undirected by high purpose spells calamity, and high purpose by itself is utterly useless if the power to put it into effect is lacking.

Theodore Roosevelt
All contributions by corporations to any political committee or for any political purpose should be forbidden by law
Theodore Roosevelt

I am a part of everything that I have read.

Theodore Roosevelt
Men can never escape being governed. Either they must govern themselves or they must submit to being governed by others.