THEODORE ROOSEVELT QUOTES

“Life means change; where there is no change, death comes.”
Theodore Roosevelt
Theodore Roosevelt
26th U.S. President

Quotes on leadership and success:

I am only an average man, but by George, I work harder at it than the average man.
No one cares how much you know until they know how much you care.
There were all kinds of things I was afraid of at first, ranging from grizzly bears to ‘mean’ horses and gun-fighters; but by acting as if I was not afraid I gradually ceased to be afraid.
Let us rather run the risk of wearing out than rusting out.
Courage is not having the strength to go on; it is going on when you don’t have the strength.
I have never in my life envied a human being who led an easy life; I have envied a great many people who led difficult lives and led them well.
Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn’t sit for a month.
It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.
Believe you can and you’re halfway there.

“With self-discipline, almost anything is possible.”

Quotes on Learning, Success, and Greatness:

People don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care.
Knowing what’s right doesn’t mean much unless you do what’s right.
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn’t sit for a month.
Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.
Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
Courage is not having the strength to go on; it is going on when you don’t have the strength.
Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.
When you play, play hard; when you work, don’t play at all.

About

THEODORE ROOSEVELT

Theodore Roosevelt was an American politician and writer. He served as the 26th president of the United States from 1901 to 1909. Alongside George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and Abraham Lincoln, Roosevelt’s face is depicted on Mount Rushmore. Historians and Political Scientists often rank him as one of the five best presidents. 

Before his presidency, Roosevelt served as the 33rd governor of New York from 1899 to 1900 and then the 25th vice president from March to September 1901. After President William McKinley’s assassination, vice president Roosevelt assumed the presidency at age 42. He holds the record for being the youngest person to become President of the United States.

Roosevelt was a prolific author. He wrote about 18 books, each in several editions, including his autobiography, The Rough Riders, History of the Naval War of 1812 etc. 

Theodore Roosevelt National Park in the state of North Dakota is named after him. Asteroid 188693 Roosevelt, discovered by astronomers with the Catalina Sky Survey in 2005, was named after him. Roosevelt won the 1906 Nobel Peace Prize for his successful efforts to broker the end of the Russo-Japanese War.