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Theodore Roosevelt Quotes

Find inspiration in these Theodore Roosevelt Quotes. The famous Theodore Roosevelt has inspired many. Enjoy this collection of inspirational quotes from Mr Roosevelt who lived from 1858 - 1919, and was the 26th President of the United States. Born Oct 27, 1858 making Mr. Roosevlet a Scorpio. Read about Scorpio Traits


Let us remember that, as much has been given us, much will be expected from us, and that true homage comes from the heart as well as from the lips, and shows itself in deeds.
Theodore Roosevelt

I always believe in going hard at everything, whether it is Latin or mathematics, boxing or football, but at the same time I want to keep the sense of proportion. It is never worth while to absolutely exhaust one's self or to take big chances unless for an adequate object. I want you to keep in training the faculties which would make you, if the need arose, able to put your last ounce of pluck and strength into a contest. But I do not want you to squander these qualities.
Theodore Roosevelt

The boy who is going to make a great man must not make up his mind merely to overcome a thousand obstacles, but to win in spite of a thousand repulses and defeats.
Theodore Roosevelt

The most important single ingredient in the formula of success is knowing how to get along with people.
Theodore Roosevelt

Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
Theodore Roosevelt

The human body has two ends on it: one to create with and one to sit on. Sometimes people get their ends reversed. When this happens they need a kick in the seat of the pants.
Theodore Roosevelt

People ask the difference between a leader and a boss.
The leader works in the open, and the boss in covert.
The leader leads, and the boss drives.
Theodore Roosevelt

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

It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.
Theodore Roosevelt

No great intellectual thing was ever done by great effort.
Theodore Roosevelt

I keep my good health by having a very bad temper, kept under good control.
Theodore Roosevelt

Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind,
but great actions speak to all mankind.
Theodore Roosevelt

Nine-tenths of wisdom consists in being wise in time.
Theodore Roosevelt

With self-discipline most anything is possible.
Theodore Roosevelt

A good leader can't get too far ahead of his followers.
Theodore Roosevelt

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

I am a part of everything that I have read.
Theodore Roosevelt

Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.
Theodore Roosevelt

I have only a second rate brain, but I think I have a capacity for action.
Theodore Roosevelt

Courtesy is as much a mark of a gentleman as courage.
Theodore Roosevelt

Get action.
Seize the moment. Man was never intended to become an oyster.
Theodore Roosevelt

Nobody cares how much you know, until they know how much you care.
Theodore Roosevelt

The only man who never makes a mistake is the man who never does anything.
Theodore Roosevelt

Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
Theodore Roosevelt

In a moment of decision the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
Theodore Roosevelt

Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorius triumphs, even though checkered by failure than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.
Theodore Roosevelt

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

If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month.
Theodore Roosevelt

Big jobs usually go to the men who prove their ability to outgrow small ones.
Theodore Roosevelt

I am only an average man but, by George, I work harder at it than the average man.
Theodore Roosevelt

It is only through labor and painful effort, by grim energy and resolute courage, that we move on to better things.
Theodore Roosevelt



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