The supreme duty of the Nation is the conservation of human resources through an enlightened measure of social and industrial justice. We pledge ourselves to work unceasingly in State and Nation for ... the protection of home life against the hazards of sickness, irregular employment and old age thr
Men with the muckrake are often indispensable to the well-being of society, but only if they know when to stop raking the muck.
The nation should be ruled by the Ten Commandments.
There is nothing more practical than the preservation of beauty, than the preservation of anything that appeals to the higher emotions of mankind
Nothing is gained by debate on non-debatable subjects.
Leave it as it is. The ages have been at work on it and man can only mar it. Theodore Roose
Every man among us is more fit to meet the duties and responsibilities of citizenship because of the perils over which, in the past, the nation has triumphed; because of the blood and sweat and tears, the labor and the anguish, through which, in the days that have gone, our forefathers moved on to t
The reason fat men are good natured is they can neither fight nor run.
Every reform movement has a lunatic fringe.
I don't go so far as to think that the only good Indians are dead Indians, but I believe nine out of ten are, and I shouldn't like to inquire too closely into the case of the tenth.
To announce that there must be no criticism of the president... is morally treasonable to the American public.
After the war, and until the day of his death, his position on almost every public question was either mischievous or ridiculous, and usually both.
The Welfare of Each of Us Is Dependent Fundamentally Upon the Welfare of All of Us
Women should have free access to every field of labor which they care to enter, and when their work is as valuable as that of a man it should be paid as highly.
A party should not contain utterly incongruous elements, radically divided on the real issues, and acting together only on false and dead issues insincerely painted as real and vital. It should not in the several States as well as in the Nation be prostituted to the service of the baser type of poli
The eighth commandment reads, "Thou shalt not steal." It does not read, "Thou shalt not steal from the rich man." It does not read, "Thou shalt not steal from the poor man." It reads simply and plainly, "Thou shalt not steal."
To every man who faces life with real desire to do his part in everything, I appeal for a study of the Bible.
The object of government is the welfare of the people.
The wildlife and its habitat cannot speak, so we must and we will.
We have room in this country for but one flag, the Stars and Stripes!
If I have erred, I err in company with Abraham Lincoln.
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
I would a great deal rather be anything, say professor of history, than vice president.
Honesty first; then courage; then brains - and all are indispensable.
Ladies and gentlemen, I don't know whether you fully understand that I have just been shot, but it takes more than that to kill a Bull Moose.
What I have advocated is not wild radicalism. It is the highest and wisest kind of conservatism.
A churchless community, a community where men have abandoned and scoffed at or ignored their religious needs, is a community on the rapid downgrade.
The dull, purblind folly of the very rich men, their greed and arrogance, and the corruption in business and politics, have tended to produce a very unhealthy condition.
The United States does not have a choice as to whether or not is will or will not play a great part in the world. Fate has made that choice for us. The only question is whether we will play the part well or badly.
All daring and courage, all iron endurance of misfortune-make for a finer, nobler type of manhood.