Theodore Roosevelt was a renowned author, reformer, naturalist, statesman, soldier and the youngest President of the United States. He joined the Columbia Law School but soon dropped out to pursue his interest in politics. He served as the youngest member of the New York State assembly for three years. He was further appointed to the United States Civil Service and eventually became the President of the ‘New York City Police Commissioners Board’. There he made several reforms to wipe out all the corrupt practices from the most popular corrupt board of the country. He went on to form a voluntary army called the ‘Rough Riders’ which successfully fought the ‘Battle of San Juan Heights’ under his leadership and this got him the pseudonym of ‘Colonel’. This helped him become the vice president and eventually the President after the then President McKinley’s death. As the President, he brought in various social as well as political reforms duw to which he came to known as a modern President. His policies were very far-sighted and helped progress the country even after his presidential term. His undying interest in politics compelled him to be politically active until the day of his death. Here is a collection of his famous quotes and sayings which reflect his charismatic personality. Take a look at the most famous quotations and thoughts by Theodore Roosevelt which have been curated from his life, work, speeches, books, writings and life.
To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public.
The things that will destroy America are prosperity at any price, peace at any price, safety first instead of duty first and love of soft living and the get-rich-quick theory of life.
We must hold to a rigid accountability those public servants who show unfaithfulness to the interests of the nation or inability to rise to the high level of the new demands upon our strength and our resources.
The conservation of natural resources is the fundamental problem. Unless we solve that problem it will avail us little to solve all others