Theodore Roosevelt Quotes (358 quotes)
“Don't hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting; but never hit soft.”
As quoted in: A book about American politics by George W. Stimpson, Harper, 1952
“Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.”
As quoted in: Roosevelt in the Kansas City Star; war-time editorials (1921), p. 143
“Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.”
The Square Deal Labor Day speech to the New York State Agricultural Association, Syracuse, New York (7 September 1903).
“Freedom from effort in the present merely means that there has been effort stored up in the past.”
The Strenuous Life: Essays and Addresses (2012 edition), Courier Dover Publications - ISBN: 9780486112381
Theodore Roosevelt Association Journal (1975 edition)
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsTheodore Roosevelt
Born: October 27, 1858
Died: January 6, 1919 (aged 60)
Bio: Theodore Teddy Roosevelt was the 26th President of the United States of America. He is noted for his exuberant personality, range of interests and achievements, and his leadership of the Progressive Movement, as well as his cowboy persona and robust masculinity. He was a leader of the Republican Party and founder of the short-lived Progressive Party of 1912.