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Theodore Roosevelt
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Theodore Roosevelt

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"Old age is like everything else. To make a success of it, you've got to start young." Age 3.8 avg (4 votes)
"Americans learn only from catastrophe and not from experience." America, Experience 4.9 avg (8 votes)
"It is not what we have that will make us a great nation; it is the way in which we use it." America 3.7 avg (3 votes)
"The American people are slow to wrath, but when their wrath is once kindled it burns like a consuming flame." America 4.7 avg (10 votes)
"The things that will destroy America are prosperity at any price, peace at any price, safety first instead of duty first, the love of soft living and the get rich quick theory of life." America 4.9 avg (56 votes)
"Our country offers the most wonderful example of democratic government on a giant scale that the world has ever seen; and the peoples of the world are watching to see whether we succeed or fail." America 4.8 avg (4 votes)
"In this country we have no place for hyphenated Americans." America 4.1 avg (18 votes)
"To announce that there must be no criticism of the president, or that we are to stand by the president right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public." America, Politics 4.9 avg (532 votes)
"This country will not be a good place for any of us to live in unless we make it a good place for all of us to live in." America 4.3 avg (8 votes)
"I keep my good health by having a very bad temper, kept under good control." Anger 4.2 avg (10 votes)
"We demand that big business give the people a square deal; in return we must insist that when anyone engaged in big business honestly endeavors to do right he shall himself be given a square deal." Business 4.8 avg (6 votes)
"I believe that the next half century will determine if we will advance the cause of Christian civilization or revert to the horrors of brutal paganism." Christianity 4.3 avg (6 votes)
"In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing." Decisions 4.8 avg (19 votes)
"The only man who never makes a mistake is the man who never does anything." Failure 4.3 avg (9 votes)
"The one thing I want to leave my children is an honorable name." Family 4.4 avg (10 votes)
"The worst of all fears is the fear of living." Fear 4.4 avg (9 votes)
"No man is justified in doing evil on the ground of expediency." Good & Evil 4.6 avg (7 votes)
"War with evil; but show no spirit of malignity toward the man who may be responsible for the evil. Put it out of his power to do wrong." Good & Evil 4.2 avg (5 votes)
"The forces that tend for evil are great and terrible, but the forces of truth and love and courage and honesty and generosity and sympathy are also stronger than ever before." Good & Evil 4.7 avg (6 votes)
"Only those who are fit to live do not fear to die. And none are fit to die who have shrunk from the joy of life and the duty of life. Both life and death are parts of the same great adventure." Life & Death 4.3 avg (6 votes)

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