Top 20 Quotes by Theodore Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt

By acting as if I was not afraid, I gradually ceased to be afraid.

Theodore Roosevelt
Burning fossil fuels is like breaking up the furniture to feed the fireplace because it's easier than going out to the woodpile.
Theodore Roosevelt

The teachings of the Bible are so interwoven and entwined with our whole civic and social life that it would be literally impossible for us to figure to ourselves what that life would be if these teachings were removed.

Theodore Roosevelt
It is better to be faithful than famous.
Theodore Roosevelt

We cannot do great deeds unless we're willing to do the small things that make up the sum of greatness.

Theodore Roosevelt
The bulk of government is not legislation but administration.
Theodore Roosevelt

With great victory comes great sacrifice.

Theodore Roosevelt
A good shot must necessarily be a good man since the essence of good marksmanship is self-control and self-control is the essential quality of a good man.
Theodore Roosevelt

If a man has a very decided character, has a strongly accentuated career, it is normally the case of course that he makes ardent friends and bitter enemies.

Theodore Roosevelt
From the very beginning our people have markedly combined practical capacity for affairs with power of devotion to an ideal. The lack of either quality would have rendered the other of small value.