Teddy Tweets

December 12, 2017

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“It is not what we have that will make us a great nation; it is the way in which we use it.”

      – Speech in Dakota Territory,
July 4, 1886

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December 5, 2017

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“The nation behaves well if it treats the natural resources as assets which it must turn over to the next generation increased, and not impaired, in value.”

      – Speech in Denver, CO,
August 19, 1910

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November 28, 2017

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November 28, 2017

“Men often forget that constructive change offers the best method of avoiding destructive change; that reform is the antidote to revolution.”

      – Speech in Cairo, IL,
October 3, 1907

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November 21, 2017

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November 21, 2017

“Let us remember that, as much has been given to us, much will be expected from us; and that true homage comes from the heart as well as from the lips and shows itself in deeds.”

Thanksgiving Proclamation, 1901

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November 14, 2017

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November 14, 2017

“To be neutral between right and wrong is to serve wrong.”

– Letter to J. Strachey
February 22, 1915

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November 7, 2017

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November 7, 2017

“We cannot possibly do our best work as a nation unless all of us know how to act in combination as well as how to act each individually for himself.”

– Speech in Minneapolis, MN
September 2, 1901

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October 31, 2017

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October 31, 2017

“Do what you can, with what you’ve got, where you are.”

– An Autobiography,
1913

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October 24, 2017

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October 24, 2017

“Absolute equality, absolute justice in matters of taxation will probably never be realized; but we can approximate it much more closely than at present.”

– Annual Message as Governor,
January 3, 1900

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October 17, 2017

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October 17, 2017

“An honest, courageous, and far-sighted politician is a good thing in any country.”

– Speech at National University, Cairo, Egypt,
March 28, 1910

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October 10, 2017

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October 10, 2017

“Our history has been one of expansion, the expansion being of different kinds at different times. This expansion is not a matter of regret, but of pride.”

– Speech at Minnesota State Fair,
September 2, 1901

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