Favorite Quotations Theodore Roosevelt Mornings on Horseback

"Your attitude about who you are and what you have is a very little thing that makes a very big difference." ~ Theodore Roosevelt

Mount Rushmore

No man is above the law, and no man is below it.

The most important single ingredient in the formula of success is knowing how to get along with people.

Get action. Seize the moment. Man was never intended to become an oyster.

When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer Present or Not Guilty.

Patriotism means to stand by the country. It does not mean to stand by the President.

The first requisite of a good citizen in this Republic of ours is that he shall be able and willing to pull his weight. That he shall not be a mere passenger.

There is only one quality worse than hardness of heart and that is softness of head.

You cannot fight hard unless you think you are fighting to win.

No man is worth his salt who is not ready at all times to risk his body, to risk his well being, to risk his life, in a great cause.

Character, in the long run, is the decisive factor in the life of an individual and of nations alike.

In any moment of decision the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.

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.

Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.

The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint enough to keep from meddling with them while they do it.