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I am a part of everything that I have read.
– Theodore Roosevelt
The one thing I want to leave my children is an honorable name.
Appraisals are where you get together with your team leader and agree what an outstanding member of the team you are, how much your contribution has been valued, what massive potential you have and, in recognition of all this, would you mind having your salary halved.
Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind.
The most successful politician is he who says what the people are thinking most often in the loudest voice.
Order without liberty and liberty without order are equally destructive.
Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.
The most important single ingredient in the formula of success is knowing how to get along with people.
The best executive is one who has sense enough to pick good people to do what he wants done, and self-restraint enough to keep from meddling with them while they do it.
A typical vice of American politics is the avoidance of saying anything real on real issues.
Probably the greatest harm done by vast wealth is the harm that we of moderate means do ourselves when we let the vices of envy and hatred enter deep into our own natures.
Nine-tenths of wisdom is being wise in time.
Freedom from effort in the present merely means that there has been effort stored up in the past.
Rhetoric is a poor substitute for action, and we have trusted only to rhetoric. If we are really to be a great nation, we must not merely talk; we must act big.
Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.
Get action. Seize the moment. Man was never intended to become an oyster.
Absence and death are the same – only that in death there is no suffering.
It is difficult to make our material condition better by the best law, but it is easy enough to ruin it by bad laws.
It behooves every man to remember that the work of the critic is of altogether secondary importance, and that, in the end, progress is accomplished by the man who does things.
It is essential that there should be organization of labor. This is an era of organization. Capital organizes and therefore labor must organize.
Every reform movement has a lunatic fringe.
To educate a man in mind and not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
Don’t hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting; but never hit soft.
Never throughout history has a man who lived a life of ease left a name worth remembering.
Courtesy is as much a mark of a gentleman as courage.
I took the Canal Zone and let Congress debate; and while the debate goes on, the canal does also.
The most practical kind of politics is the politics of decency.
No man is above the law and no man is below it: nor do we ask any man’s permission when we ask him to obey it.
Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.
With self-discipline most anything is possible.