Popular Theodore Roosevelt Quotes

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


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


To educate a man in mind and not in morals is to educate a menace to society.


Nobody cares how much you know, until they know how much you care.


He who makes no mistakes makes no progress.


Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.


0There are no words that can tell the hidden spirit of the wilderness, that can reveal its mystery, its melancholy and its charm. There is a delight in the hardy life of the open… Apart from this, yet mingled with it, is the strong attraction of the silent places, of the large tropic moons, and the splendor of the new stars; where the wanderer sees the awful glory of sunrise and sunset in the wide waste spaces of the earth, unworn of man, and changed only by the slow change of the ages through time everlasting.


The Bad Lands grade all the way from those that are almost rolling in character to those that are so fantastically broken in form and so bizarre in color as to seem hardly properly to belong to this earth.


Conservation means development as much as it does protection. I recognize the right and duty of this generation to develop and use the natural resources of our land; but I do not recognize the right to waste them, or to rob, by wasteful use, the generations that come after us.


The conservation of natural resources is the fundamental problem. Unless we solve that problem it will avail us little to solve all others.


Conservation means development as much as it does protection. I recognize the right and duty of this generation to develop and use the natural resources of our land; but I do not recognize the right to waste them, or to rob, by wasteful use, the generations that come after us.


And to lose the chance to see frigatebirds soaring in circles above the storm, or a file of pelicans winging their way homeward across the crimson afterglow of the sunset, or a myriad terns flashing in the bright light of midday as they hover in a shifting maze above the beach — why, the loss is like the loss of a gallery of the masterpieces of the artists of old time.


Leave it as it is. The ages have been at work on it and man can only mar it.


To waste, to destroy our natural resources, to skin and exhaust the land instead of using it so as to increase its usefulness, will result in undermining in the days of our children the very prosperity which we ought by right to hand down to them amplified and developed.


When I hear of the destruction of a species, I feel just as if all the works of some great writer have perished.


Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.