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.

Theodore Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt

Profession: President
Nationality: American

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But the joy of life is a very good thing, and while work is the essential in it, play also has its place.

There is not one among us in whom a devil does not dwell; at some time, on some point, that devil masters each of us... It is not having been in the Dark House, but having left it, that counts.

To educate a person without teaching ethics is to create a menace to society.

When you play, play hard; when you work, don't play at all.

Speak softly and carry a big stick.

In advocating any measure we must consider not only its justice but its practicability.

For us is the life of action, of strenuous performance of duty; let us live in the harness, striving mightily; let us rather run the risk of wearing out than rusting out.

A great democracy has got to be progressive or it will soon cease to be great or a democracy.

This country will not be a good place for any of us to live in unless we make it a good place for all of us to live in.

Comparison is the thief of joy.

Love of peace is common among weak, short-sighted, timid, and lazy persons; and on the other hand courage is found among many men of evil temper and bad character. Neither quality shall by itself avail.

Be practical as well as generous in your ideals. Keep your eyes on the stars, but remember to keep your feet on the ground.

In any situation, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The second best thing is the wrong thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.

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.