Your ability needs responsibility to expose its possibilities. Do what you can with what you have where you are.

-Theodore Roosevelt
Theodore Roosevelt

Profanity is the parlance of the fool. Why curse when there is such a magnificent language with which to discourse?

Theodore Roosevelt
Every reform movement has a lunatic fringe. Theodore Roose
Theodore Roosevelt

Black care rarely sits behind the rider whose pace is fast enough.

Theodore Roosevelt
There is more fine abstract design in Navajo rugs than in all these modern paintings.
Theodore Roosevelt

In the great battle of life, no brilliancy of intellect, no perfection of bodily development, will count when weighed in the balance against the assemblage of virtues, active and passive, of moral qualities which we group together under the name of character.

Theodore Roosevelt
Councils of War never fight.
Theodore Roosevelt

The greatest historian should also be a great moralist. It is no proof of impartiality to treat wickedness and goodness on the same level.

Theodore Roosevelt
I ask of each Mason, of each member, of each brother, that he shall remember ever that there is upon him a peculiar obligation to show himself in every respect a good citizen; for after all, the way he can best do his duty by the ancient order to which he belongs is by reflecting credit upon that order by way in which he performs his duty as a citizen of the United States.
Theodore Roosevelt

When I hear of the destruction of a species, I feel just as if all the works of some great writer have perished.

Theodore Roosevelt
In battle, the ONLY bullets that count are those that hit.