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About Theodore Roosevelt
Theodore Roosevelt was an American politician. He served as the 26th President of the United States from 1901 to 1909. He was a Republican.
He also served as the 25th Vice President of the United States and as the 33th Governor of New York.
As a President, he was a member of the so-called "Progressive Presidents", along with William Howard Taft and Woodrow Wilson. He was responsible for the Square Deal program, promising the citizens fairness, breaking of trusts, pure food and drugs.
In 1912, he founded the Progressive "Bull Moose" Party.
He is widely regarded as one of the greatest American Presidents of all time.
His Personal Life
He was married twice and he had 6 children. He died of a blood clot detaching from a vein and traveling to his lungs at the age of 60.
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Famous quotes by Theodore Roosevelt
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.Theodore Roosevelt
A man who is good enough to shed his blood for the country is good enough to be given a square deal afterwards.Theodore Roosevelt
A thorough knowledge of the Bible is worth more than a college education.Theodore Roosevelt
A typical vice of American politics is the avoidance of saying anything real on real issues.Theodore Roosevelt
Absence and death are the same - only that in death there is no suffering.Theodore Roosevelt
Behind the ostensible government sits enthroned an invisible government owing no allegiance and acknowledging no responsibility to the people.Theodore Roosevelt
Believe you can and you're halfway there.Theodore Roosevelt
Big jobs usually go to the men who prove their ability to outgrow small ones.Theodore Roosevelt
Character, in the long run, is the decisive factor in the life of an individual and of nations alike.Theodore Roosevelt
Courtesy is as much a mark of a gentleman as courage.Theodore Roosevelt
Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.Theodore Roosevelt
Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.Theodore Roosevelt
Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure... than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.Theodore Roosevelt
For unflagging interest and enjoyment, a household of children, if things go reasonably well, certainly all other forms of success and achievement lose their importance by comparison.Theodore Roosevelt
Freedom from effort in the present merely means that there has been effort stored up in the past.Theodore Roosevelt
Germany has reduced savagery to a science, and this great war for the victorious peace of justice must go on until the German cancer is cut clean out of the world body.Theodore Roosevelt
Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind.Theodore Roosevelt
I am only an average man but, by George, I work harder at it than the average man.Theodore Roosevelt
I don't pity any man who does hard work worth doing. I admire him. I pity the creature who does not work, at whichever end of the social scale he may regard himself as being.Theodore Roosevelt
I wish to preach, not the doctrine of ignoble ease, but the doctrine of the strenuous life.Theodore Roosevelt
If there is not the war, you don't get the great general if there is not a great occasion, you don't get a great statesman if Lincoln had lived in a time of peace, no one would have known his name.Theodore Roosevelt
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.Theodore Roosevelt
It behooves every man to remember that the work of the critic is of altogether secondary importance, and that, in the end, progress is accomplished by the man who does things.Theodore Roosevelt
It is difficult to make our material condition better by the best law, but it is easy enough to ruin it by bad laws.Theodore Roosevelt
It is only through labor and painful effort, by grim energy and resolute courage, that we move on to better things.Theodore Roosevelt
Leave it as it is. The ages have been at work on it and man can only mar it.Theodore Roosevelt
Never throughout history has a man who lived a life of ease left a name worth remembering.Theodore Roosevelt
Nine-tenths of wisdom is being wise in time.Theodore Roosevelt
No great intellectual thing was ever done by great effort.Theodore Roosevelt
No man is worth his salt who is not ready at all times to risk his well-being, to risk his body, to risk his life, in a great cause.Theodore Roosevelt
Old age is like everything else. To make a success of it, you've got to start young.Theodore Roosevelt
People ask the difference between a leader and a boss. The leader leads, and the boss drives.Theodore Roosevelt
Rhetoric is a poor substitute for action, and we have trusted only to rhetoric. If we are really to be a great nation, we must not merely talk we must act big.Theodore Roosevelt
Some men can live up to their loftiest ideals without ever going higher than a basement.Theodore Roosevelt
The best executive is one who has sense enough to pick good people to do what he wants done, and self-restraint enough to keep from meddling with them while they do it.Theodore Roosevelt
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.Theodore Roosevelt
The first requisite of a good citizen in this republic of ours is that he shall be able and willing to pull his own weight.Theodore Roosevelt
The government is us we are the government, you and I.Theodore Roosevelt
The man who loves other countries as much as his own stands on a level with the man who loves other women as much as he loves his own wife.Theodore Roosevelt
The most important single ingredient in the formula of success is knowing how to get along with people.Theodore Roosevelt
The most practical kind of politics is the politics of decency.Theodore Roosevelt
The only time you really live fully is from thirty to sixty. The young are slaves to dreams the old servants of regrets. Only the middle-aged have all their five senses in the keeping of their wits.Theodore Roosevelt
The reactionary is always willing to take a progressive attitude on any issue that is dead.Theodore Roosevelt
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.Theodore Roosevelt
There has never yet been a man in our history who led a life of ease whose name is worth remembering.Theodore Roosevelt
To educate a man in mind and not in morals is to educate a menace to society.Theodore Roosevelt
Wars are, of course, as a rule to be avoided but they are far better than certain kinds of peace.Theodore Roosevelt
When you play, play hard when you work, don't play at all.Theodore Roosevelt
With self-discipline most anything is possible.Theodore Roosevelt
Theodore Roosevelt's Popularity
Theodore Roosevelt was a famous American politician, who was born on October 27, 1858. As a person born on this date, Theodore Roosevelt is listed in our database as the 1st most popular celebrity for the day (October 27) and the 1st most popular for the year (1858).
People born on October 27 fall under the Zodiac sign of Scorpio, the Scorpion. Theodore Roosevelt is the 28th most popular Scorpio.
Aside from information specific to Theodore Roosevelt's birthday, Theodore Roosevelt is the 300th most famous American and ranks 15th in famous people born in New York City, New York, U.S.
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