50 Teddy Roosevelt Quotes About Leadership & Success

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Searching Quotes Of Teddy Roosevelt? born on October 27, 1858 in New York and was a leading American politician and writer, in addition to the 26th President of the U.S from 1901 to 1909. He previously served as Vice President and Governor of New York. He was the leader of the Republican Party and became a driving force for the Progressive Era in the United States in the early 1900s. His face is depicted on Mount Rushmore, along with those of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and Abraham Lincoln.

Roosevelt is considered as one of the best presidents of the United States. Bellow you will find the best collection of Roosevelt quotes. Check it out!

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  1. Courage is not having the strength to go on; it’s there when you don’t have that strength
  2. When you are at the end of the rope, tie a knot and wait.(Teddy Roosevelt Quotes)
  3. A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends on the character of the user.
  4. Fat men have good character because they cannot fight or run away.
  5. Educating a person in the mind but not in morals, is to educate a threat to society.
  6. Men can never escape being ruled. Either they must govern themselves or they must submit to be governed by others.
  7. People don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care.
  8. Look up at the stars, but keep your feet firmly on the ground.
  9. If I have to choose between peace and what is right, I choose what is right.
  10. It is difficult to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.
  11. At any decision time, the best you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
  12. The only man who never makes mistakes is the man who never does anything. (Theodore Roosevelt Quotes)
  13. I don’t care what others think of what I do, but I care a lot about what I think of what I do! That’s the character!
  14. Never in my life did I envy a human being who led an easy life; I envied many people who led difficult lives and led them well.
  15. If a man does not have an ideal and tries to live by it, he transforms into a sordid creature.
  16. I got in the way of things that happened, and they happened.
  17. We must dare to be great and realize that greatness is the fruit of effort and sacrifice.
  18. This country will not be a good place to live for any of us, unless we make it a reasonably good place in which we all live.
  19. I am horrified by the words that are not supported by the works.
  20. The investigative journalist is often indispensable to the well-being of society, but only if he knows when to stop investigating.
  21. The best reward that life offers is being able to work hard on what you value.
  22. Order without freedom and freedom without order are equally destructive.(Teddy Roosevelt Arena Quotes)
  23. There is enough sadness, shame, suffering and baseness in real life, there is no need to know it unnecessarily in fiction.
  24. Comparison is the thief of joy.
  25. I can do one of two things. I can be President of the United States or I can control Alice. I can’t do both.
  26. A great democracy must progress or it will soon cease to be either great or democracy.
  27. Any nation that represents human liberties has an ally in the United States.
  28. Behind the apparent government sits an enthroned invisible government that owes neither loyalty nor acknowledges any responsibility to the people.
  29. Death is always and in any circumstance a tragedy, because if it is not, then it means that life has lost its meaning.
  30. For both a nation and a person, the greatest doer must also be the greatest dreamer.
  31. Knowing what is right does not mean much unless you do what is right.
  32. Power invariably means responsibility and danger.(Theodore Roosevelt Famous Quotes)
  33. Character, in the long run, is the deciding factor in the life of an individual and a nation alike.
  34. It is not often that a man can have opportunities for himself. But it can be put in such a way that when opportunities come, you’re ready.
  35. Conservation of natural resources is the fundamental problem. Unless we solve that problem, it will do us little good to solve all the others.
  36. I have always liked the West African proverb: “Speak quietly and carry a big stick; it’s going to go very far. ”
  37. Don’t hit if you can avoid it, don’t hit a man if it’s possible to avoid it.
  38. It is hard to fail, but it is worse not to have tried to succeed.
  39. 90% of the work in this country is done by people who do not feel well.
  40. No man should receive a dollar unless that dollar has been earned fairly.
  41. It is true of the Nation, as of the individual, that the greatest maker must also be a great dreamer.
  42. There can be no greater problem than that of conservation in this country.(Teddy Roosevelt Famous Quote)
  43. Most of the government is not legislation but administration.
  44. A great democracy must be progressive or it will soon cease to be great or a democracy.
  45. I don’t think any president has enjoyed more than me. Also, I don’t think any ex-president has enjoyed it more than me.
  46. No man is above the law and no man is under it, we do not ask for anyone’s permission when we demand that they obey it.
  47. Obedience to the law is demanded as a right; asking as a favor.
  48. Do what you can, with what you have, wherever you are.
  49. If you have them by the balls, their hearts and minds will follow them.
  50. There is no trait in the United States more dangerous than the deification of mere intelligence without the company of any sense of moral responsibility.

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