Theodore Roosevelt Quotes (280 quotes)
Speech, San Francisco, May 13, 1903
“A man who is good enough to shed his blood for the country is good enough to be given a square deal afterwards.”
In the Words of Theodore Roosevelt: Quotations from the Man in the Arena (2012 edition), Cornell University Press - ISBN: 9780801465536
“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.”
The Works of Theodore Roosevelt: The strenuous life (1901 edition)
“No man should be held excusable if he does not perform what he promises, unless for the best and most sufficient reason. This should be especially true of every politician.”
The Strenuous Life: Essays and Addresses (1900)
“We must treat each man on his worth and merits as a man. We must see that each is given a square deal, because he is entitled to no more and should receive no less.”
Speech at New York State Fair, Syracuse, N.Y., 7 September 1903
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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.