Teddy Tweets

October 17, 2017

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“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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“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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October 3, 2017

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“We must soberly set to work to find out all we can about the existence and extent of every evil, must acknowledge it to be such, and must then attack it with unyielding resolution.”

– The Forum Magazine,
April 1894

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September 26, 2017

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“It is a bad thing to permit sensationalism and hysteria to shape the development of our sports.”

– Speech at Harvard University,
June 28, 1905

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September 19, 2017

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September 19, 2017

“Speak softly and carry a big stick.”

– Speech at Minnesota State Fair,
September 2, 1901

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September 12, 2017

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September 12, 2017

“In a time of sudden and wide-spread disaster, caused by a flood, a blizzard, an earthquake, or an epidemic, there may be ample reason for the extension of charity on the largest scale to everyone who needs it.”

– Essay on Civic Helpfulness,
Century Magazine,
October 1900

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September 5, 2017

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September 5, 2017

“In the long run the one vital factor in the permanent prosperity of the country is the high individual character of the average American worker.”

– Fifth Annual Message, Washington,
December 5, 1905

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August 29, 2017

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August 29, 2017

“Our relations with the other powers of the world are important; but still more important are our relations among ourselves.”

– Inaugural Address,
March 4, 1905

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August 22, 2017

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August 22, 2017

“It is entirely inexcusable to try to combine the unready hand with the unbridled tongue.”

– An Autobiography,
1913

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August 15, 2017

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August 15, 2017

“The only safe and honorable rule of foreign policy for the United States is to show itself courteous toward other nations, scrupulous not to infringe upon their rights, and yet able and ready to defend its own.”

– Speech at Cairo, Illinois,
October 3, 1907

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