Teddy Roosevelt's Home Page
26th U.S. President
Cavalry regiment: Rough Riders
Trusts busted: Countless
"I am only an average man but, by George, I work harder at it than the average man."
"Speak softly and carry a big stick"
"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."
"Character, in the long run, is the decisive factor in the life of an individual and of nations alike."
"Courtesy is as much a mark of a gentleman as courage."
"Get action. Seize the moment. Man was never intended to become an oyster."
"Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind."
"Never throughout history has a man who lived a life of ease left a name worth remembering."
"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."