Don't hit at all if you can help it; don't hit a man if you can possibly avoid it; but if you do hit him, put him to sleep.

-Theodore Roosevelt
Theodore Roosevelt

I do not in the least object to a sport because it is rough.

Theodore Roosevelt
A thorough knowledge of the Bible is worth more than a college education. Theodore Roosevel
Theodore Roosevelt

Probably the greatest harm done by vast wealth is the harm that we of moderate means do ourselves when we let the vices of envy and hatred enter deep into our own natures.

Theodore Roosevelt
Not trying is the surest way of achieving nothing at all.
Theodore Roosevelt

McKinley shows all the background of a chocolate eclair.

Theodore Roosevelt
When you play, play hard; when you work, don't play at all.
Theodore Roosevelt

Don't hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting; but never hit soft.

Theodore Roosevelt
Americanism is a question of principle, of idealism, of character. It is not a matter of birthplace, or creed, or line of descent.
Theodore Roosevelt

The one thing I want to leave my children is an honorable name.

Theodore Roosevelt
There can be no divided allegiance here. Any man who says he is an American, but something else also, isn't an American at all. We have room for but one flag, the American flag...We have room for but one language here, and that is the English language...and we have room for but one sole loyalty and that is a loyalty to the American people.