Theodore Roosevelt Quotes

Theodore Roosevelt Jr. often referred to as Teddy or by his initials, T. R., was an American politician, statesman, soldier, conservationist, naturalist, historian, and writer who served as the 26th president of the United States from 1901 to 1909.

He previously served as the 25th vice president under President William McKinley from March to September 1901 and as the 33rd governor of New York from 1899 to 1900. Having assumed the presidency after McKinley’s assassination, Roosevelt emerged as a leader of the Republican Party and became a driving force for anti-trust and Progressive policies.

Here are some quotes from President Theodore Roosevelt;

To educate a man in mind and not in morals is to educate a menace to society.

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

Nobody cares how much you know, until they know how much you care.

Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.

In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.

Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.

No man is above the law and no man is below it: nor do we ask any man’s permission when we ask him to obey it.

A man who has never gone to school may steal from a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.

Absence and death are the same – only that in death there is no suffering.

The boy who is going to make a great man must not make up his mind merely to overcome a thousand obstacles, but to win in spite of a thousand repulses and defeats.

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