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15 Powerful Theodore Roosevelt Quotes That Will Change Your Life



Theodore Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919) was one of the greatest Presidents of the United States. He was an American statesman, author, explorer, soldier, naturalist, and reformer who served as the 26th President of the United States, from 1901 to 1909. (At the age of 43, Roosevelt became the youngest United States President.)

He also won the Nobel Peace Prize and Medal of Honor, the United States of America’s highest military honor.

Here is a collection of 15 best quotes from Theodore Roosevelt that are worth remembering.

15 Powerful Theodore Roosevelt Quotes

1. “Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” – Theodore Roosevelt

2. “Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.” – Theodore Roosevelt

3. “Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.” – Theodore Roosevelt

4. “If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn’t sit for a month.” – Theodore Roosevelt

5. “It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.” – Theodore Roosevelt


6. “Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.” – Theodore Roosevelt

7. “With self-discipline most anything is possible.” – Theodore Roosevelt

8. “Nobody cares how much you know, until they know how much you care.” – Theodore Roosevelt

9. “In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.” – Theodore Roosevelt

10. “A man who has never gone to school may steal from a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.” – Theodore Roosevelt

11. “The only man who never makes a mistake is the man who never does anything.” – Theodore Roosevelt

12. “It is only through labor and painful effort, by grim energy and resolute courage, that we move on to better things.” – Theodore Roosevelt

13. “When you play, play hard; when you work, don’t play at all.” – Theodore Roosevelt

14. “Get action. Seize the moment. Man was never intended to become an oyster.” – Theodore Roosevelt

15. “When you are asked if you can do a job, tell ’em, ‘Certainly I can!’ Then get busy and find out how to do it.” – Theodore Roosevelt

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