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American 26th US President (1901-09), 1858-1919
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A great democracy must be progressive or it will soon cease to be a great democracy
A just war is in the long run far better for a man's soul than the most prosperous peace
A little emasculated mass of inanity
A man who has never gone to school may steal from a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.
A man who is good enough to shed his blood for his country is good enough to be given a square deal afterwards. More than that no man is entitled to, and less than that no man shall have.
A thorough knowledge of the Bible is worth more than a college education
A typical vice of American politics is the avoidance of saying anything real on real issues.
A vote is like a rifle; its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
Absence and death are the same - only that in death there is no suffering.
AbsenceDeath and dying
After the war, and until the day of his death, his position on almost every public question was either mischievous or ridiculous, and usually both
Aggressive fighting for the right is the noblest sport the world affords
All the resources we need are in the mind.
At sometime in our lives a devil dwells within us, causes heartbreaks, confusion and troubles, then dies.
At the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who know neither victory nor defeat
Behind the ostensible government sits enthroned an invisible government owing no allegiance and acknowledging no responsibility to the people.
Believe you can and you're halfway there.
Big jobs usually go to the men who prove their ability to outgrow small ones.
Character, in the long run, is the decisive factor in the life of an individual and of nations alike.
Conservation and rural-life policies are really two sides of the same policy; and down at bottom this policy rests upon the fundamental law that neither man nor nation can prosper unless, in dealing with the present, thought is steadily taken for th
Law and lawyers
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