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Theodore Roosevelt
(1858-1919) born on
Oct 27
US president (26th). He led the "Rough Riders" during Spanish-American War, and served as the 26th U.S. president, 1901-09.
         
   
F
To educate a man in mind and not in morale is to educate a menace to society.

R
Nine-tenths of wisdom is being wise in time.
A
Far better to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much . . . in the grey twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.
N
I am only an average man but, by George, I work harder at it than the average man.
K
There is a homely adage which runs: ``Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.''
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Speakers Sourcebook I," by Eleanor Doan, 1960.
R: Speech, 14 Jun 1917, Lincoln, Nebr.
A: Speech, 1899; in "A Treasury of Great American Quotations," ed. Charles Hurd, 1964.
N: In "Instant Quotation Dictionary," by Donald O. Bolander, 1979.
K: Speech, Sep 2, 1901.
   


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