Theodore Roosevelt Quotes
Inspiration and lessons from the leadership of Teddy Roosevelt. President, Rough-Rider, Author, Family Man, Friend, Leader.
President Theodore Roosevelt's diary entry the day his wife died. On Valentine's Day of 1884, just 36 hours after the birth of their only daughter, Alice, 25-year-old future U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt held his young wife in his arms as she passed away from undiagnosed Bright's disease. Incredibly, just hours before, in the same house, he had already said a final goodbye to his mother, Martha. She had succumbed to Typhoid, aged just 48.
“Patriotism means to stand by the country. It does not mean to stand by the President." Pinner pinned the complete quote ... "or any other public official save exactly to the degree in which he himself stands by the country. It is patriotic to support him in so far as he efficiently serves the country. It is unpatriotic not to oppose him to the exact extent that by inefficiency or otherwise he fails in his duty to stand by the country.” - President Theodore Roosevelt, 1918.
"the credit belongs to the man [...] who spends himself for a worthy cause; who at the best, knows, in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who, at the worst, if he fails, at least he fails while daring greatly so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who knew neither victory nor defeat" -teddy roosevelt