An Airedale can do anything any other dog can do and then whip the other dog if he has to.
Silent strength is the quality of all good men and most mummies.
To exist as a nation, to prosper as a state, and to live as a people, we must have trees.
There is a homely adage which runs: "Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far
Now and then we hear the wilder voices of the wilderness, from animals that in the hours of darkness do not fear the neighborhood of man: the coyotes wail like dismal ventriloquists, or the silence may be broken by the snorting and stamping of a deer.
A thorough knowledge of the Bible is worth more than a college education. Theodore Roosevel
It's not having been in the Dark House, but having left it that counts.
The great corporations which we have grown to speak of rather loosely as trusts are the creatures of the State, and the State not only has the right to control them, but it is duty bound to control them wherever the need of such control is shown.
It is not the critic who counts...The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena...
Obedience of the law is demanded; not asked as a favor. Theodore Roose
The nation should be ruled by the Ten Commandments.
Nine tenths of wisdom consists in being wise in time.
I do. That is character!
Our loyalty is due entirely to the United States. It is due to the President only and exactly to the degree in which he efficiently serves the United States. It is our duty to support him when he serves the United States well. It is our duty to oppose him when he serves it badly. This is true about
There were all kinds of things I was afraid of at first, ranging from grizzly bears to 'mean' horses and gun-fighters; but by acting as if I was not afraid I gradually ceased to be afraid.
I always believe in going hard at everything, whether it is Latin or mathematics, boxing or football, but at the same time I want to keep the sense of proportion. It is never worth while to absolutely exhaust one's self or to take big chances unless for an adequate object. I want you to keep in trai
Get action. Seize the moment. Man was never intended to become an oyster.
Every child has inside him an aching void for excitement and if we don't fill it with something which is exciting and interesting and good for him, he will fill it with something which is exciting and interesting and which isn't good for him.
Leave it as it is. The ages have been at work on it and man can only mar it.
The object of government is the welfare of the people. The material progress and prosperity of a nation are desirable chiefly so far as they lead to the moral and material welfare of all good citizens.
In doing your work in the great world, it is a safe plan to follow a rule I once heard on the football field: Don't flinch, don't fall; hit the line hard.
People ask the difference between a leader and a boss. The leader leads, and the boss drives. Theodore Roosevelt
The liar is no whit better than the thief, and if his mendacity takes the form of slander he may be worse than most thieves. It puts a premium upon knavery untruthfully to attack an honest man, or even with hysterical exaggeration to assail a bad man with untruth.
We can just as little afford to follow the doctrinaires of an extreme individualism as the doctrinaires of an extreme socialism.
There is nothing more distressing ... than the hard, scoffing spirit which treats the allegation of dishonesty in a public man as a cause for laughter. Such laughter is worse than the crackling of thorns under a pot, for it denotes not merely the vacant mind, but the heart in which high emotions hav
There can be no fifty-fifty Americanism in this country. There is room here for only 100% Americanism, only for those who are Americans and nothing else
And to lose the chance to see frigatebirds soaring in circles above the storm, or a file of pelicans winging their way homeward across the crimson afterglow of the sunset, or a myriad terns flashing in the bright light of midday as they hover in a shifting maze above the beach -- why, the loss is li
When we undertake the impossible, we often fail to do anything at all.
Yes, Haven, most of us enjoy preaching, and Ive got such a bully pulpit!
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.