Life is a great adventure, and the worst of all fears is the fear of living.

Theodore Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt

Profession: President
Nationality: American


Life is a great adventure, and the worst of all fears is the fear of living. Theodore Roosevelt

Some suggestions for you :

It is an incalculable added pleasure to any one's sum of happiness if he or she grows to know, even slightly and imperfectly, how to read and enjoy the wonder-book of nature.

All the resources we need are in the mind.

We should not forget that it will be just as important to our descendants to be prosperous in their time as it is to us to be prosperous in our time.

There are two things that I want you to make up your minds to: first, that you are going to have a good time as long as you live – I have no use for the sour-faced man – and next, that you are going to do something worthwhile, that you are going to work hard and do the things you set out to do.

Each time we face our fear, we gain strength, courage, and confidence in the doing.

I do not think partisanship should ever obscure the truth.

Aggressive fighting for the right is the noblest sport the world affords.

Nine-tenths of wisdom is being wise in time.

Most of the men had simple souls. They could relate facts, but they said very little about what they dimly felt.

Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell 'em, 'Certainly I can!' Then get busy and find out how to do it.

Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the gray twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat.

The death-knell of the republic had rung as soon as the active power became lodged in the hands of those who sought, not to do justice to all citizens, rich and poor alike, but to stand for one special class and for its interests as opposed to the interests of others.

I can do one of two things. I can be President of the United States or I can control Alice Roosevelt. (His 19-year-old daughter.) I cannot possibly do both.

Women should have free access to every field of labor which they care to enter, and when their work is as valuable as that of a man it should be paid as highly.