Top 10 Quotes by Theodore Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt

To educate a man in mind and not in morals is to educate a meance to society.

Theodore Roosevelt
In other words, character is far more important than intellect to the race as to the individual. We need intellect, and there is no reason why we should not have it together with character; but if we must choose between the two we choose character without a moment's hesitation.
Theodore Roosevelt

Your ability needs responsibility to expose its possibilities. Do what you can with what you have where you are.

Theodore Roosevelt
Success, the real success, does not depend upon the position you hold but upon how you carry yourself in that position.
Theodore Roosevelt

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

Theodore Roosevelt
No triumph of peace is quite so great as the supreme triumphs of war.
Theodore Roosevelt

Each man must work for himself, and unless he so works, no outside help can avail him.

Theodore Roosevelt
We stand for a living wage. Wages are subnormal if they fail to provide a living for those who devote their time and energy to industrial occupations. The monetary equivalent of a living wage varies according to local conditions, but must include enough to secure the elements of a normal standard of living-a standard high enough to make morality possible, to provide for education and recreation, to care for immature members of the family, to maintain the family during periods of sickness, and to permit of reasonable saving for old age.
Theodore Roosevelt

Conservation is a great moral issue, for it involves the patriotic duty of insuring the safety and continuance of the nation.

Theodore Roosevelt
The extermination of the buffalo has been a veritable tragedy of the animal world.