president of the United States from 1901 to 1909
Theodore Roosevelt Jr., often referred to as Teddy or by his initials, T. R., was an American politician, statesman, soldier, conservationist, naturalist, historian, and writer who served as the 26th president of the United States from 1901 to 1909. He previously served as the 25th vice president under President William McKinley from March to September 1901 and as the 33rd governor of New York from 1899 to 1900. Having assumed the presidency after McKinley's assassination, Roosevelt emerged as a leader of the Republican Party and became a driving force for anti-trust and Progressive policies.
Theodore Roosevelt Quotes Page 3
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.
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.
No great intellectual thing was ever done by great effort.
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.
Never throughout history has a man who lived a life of ease left a name worth remembering.
There has never yet been a man in our history who led a life of ease whose name is worth remembering.
Believe you can and you're halfway there.
With self-discipline most anything is possible.
People ask the difference between a leader and a boss. The leader leads, and the boss drives.
Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.