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

"Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing."
 
"Speak softly and carry a big stick. . . . "
 
"No man has had a happier life than I have led; a happier life in every way."
 
"The one thing I want to leave my children is an honorable name. It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed."
 
"Be practical as well as generous in your ideals. Keep your eyes on the stars, but remember to keep your feet on the ground."
 
"If a man does not have an ideal and try to live up to it, then he becomes a mean, base and sordid creature, no matter how successful."
 
"I have a perfect horror of words that are not backed up by deeds."
 
"By George, he would make the greatest Baptist preacher on earth."
- On W J Bryan
 
"He has been called a mediocre man; but this is unwarranted flattery. He was a politician of monumental littleness."
- On John Tyler
 
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