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

-Theodore Roosevelt
Theodore Roosevelt

The one characteristic more essential than any other is foresight... It should be the growing nation with a future which takes the long look ahead.

Theodore Roosevelt
I think there is only one quality worse than hardness of heart and that is softness of head. Theodore Roosevel
Theodore Roosevelt

There are two things that I want you to make up your minds to: first, that you are going to have a good time as long as you live - I have no use for the sour-faced man - and next, that you are going to do something worthwhile, that you are going to work hard and do the things you set out to do.

Theodore Roosevelt
There is a point, of course, where a man must take the isolated peak and break with all his associates for clear principle; but until that time comes he must work, if he would be of use, with men as they are. As long as the good in them overbalances the evil, let him work with them for the best that can be obtained.
Theodore Roosevelt

And it is through strife and the readiness for strife that a man or a nation must win greatness. So, let the world know that we are here and willing to pour out our blood, our treasure, our tears. And that America is ready and if need be desirous of battle

Theodore Roosevelt
There is no moral difference between gambling at cards or in lotteries or on the race track and gambling in the stock market. One method is just pernicious to the body politic as the other kind.
Theodore Roosevelt

Of all forms of tyranny the least attractive and the most vulgar is the tyranny of mere wealth.

Theodore Roosevelt
There are those who believe that a new modernity demands a new morality. What they fail to consider is the harsh reality that there is no such thing as a new morality. There is only one morality . All else is immorality.
Theodore Roosevelt

The world wants the kind of men who do not shrink from temporary defeats in life; but come again and wrestle triumph from defeat.

Theodore Roosevelt
Don't hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting; but never hit softly