Theodore Roosevelt

1858 - 1919

A Quote by Theodore Roosevelt on human rights, profit, and welfare

The man who holds that every human right is secondary to his profit must now give way to the advocate of human welfare.

Theodore Roosevelt (1858 - 1919)

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A Quote by Theodore Roosevelt on character

I am far from underestimating the importance of dividends, but I rank dividends below human character.

Theodore Roosevelt (1858 - 1919)

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A Quote by Theodore Roosevelt

Hyphenated Americans. -Metropolitan Magazine

Theodore Roosevelt (1858 - 1919)

Source: Speech, Republican Convention , Saratoga

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A Quote by Theodore Roosevelt on certainty, country, nations, and possibility

There is no room in this country for hyphenated Americanism. . . . The one absolutely certain way of bringing this nation to ruin, of preventing all possibility of its continuing to be a nation at all, would be to permit it to become a tangle of squabbling nationalities.

Theodore Roosevelt (1858 - 1919)

Source: Speech before the Knights of Columbus, New York, October 12, 1915

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A Quote by Theodore Roosevelt on america, exercise, force, police, and power

In the Western Hemisphere the adherence of the United States to the Monroe Doctrine may force the United States, however reluctantly, in flagrant cases of such wrong doing or impotence, to the exercise of an international police power.

Theodore Roosevelt (1858 - 1919)

Source: AnnuaI Message to Congress: Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine, December 6, 1904

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A Quote by Theodore Roosevelt

Put out the light.

Theodore Roosevelt (1858 - 1919)

Source: Last Words, January 6, 1919

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A Quote by Theodore Roosevelt on leadership and people

People ask the difference between a leader and a boss. The leader leads, and the boss drives.

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A Quote by Theodore Roosevelt on good and men

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The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint enough to keep from meddling with them while they do it.

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A Quote by Theodore Roosevelt on football, life, and principles

In life, as in a football game, the principle to follow is: Hit the line hard.

Theodore Roosevelt (1858 - 1919)

Source: The Strenuous Life: Essays and Addresses, 1900. The American Boy

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A Quote by Theodore Roosevelt on faith, good, meetings, people, play, and world

If we are to be really great people, we must strive in good faith to play a great part in the world. We cannot avoid meeting great issues. All that we can determine for ourselves is whether we shall meet them well or ill.

Theodore Roosevelt (1858 - 1919)

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