Teddy Tweets

October 16, 2018

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“It is true of the Nation, as of the individual, that the greatest doer must also be the greatest dreamer.”

Speech in Berkeley, California,
1911

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October 9, 2018

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“The judge who does his full duty well stands higher, and renders a better service to the people, than any other public servant.”

Letter to Charles J. Bonaparte,
January 2, 1908

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October 2, 2018

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“We must act with Justice and broad generosity and charity toward one another and toward all men if we are to make this Republic what it must and shall be made.”

Speech in New York City,
February 12, 1913

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September 25, 2018

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“In the long run, even the most uncomfortable truth is a safer companion than the pleasantest falsehood.”

— American Ideals,
1897

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September 18, 2018

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“There is not one of us who does not need to have a helping hand stretched to him at some time, and woe to the man who refuses to stretch that helping hand.”

Speech in Albany, NY,
November 20, 1901

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September 11, 2018

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“Let us make it evident that we intend to do justice. Then let us make it equally evident that we will not tolerate injustice being done to us in return.”

Speech at Minnesota State Fair,
September 2, 1901

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September 4, 2018

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“The men who wish to work for decent politics must work practically, and yet must not swerve from their devotion to a high ideal.”

Forum,
July, 1894

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August 28, 2018

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“Americans should organize politically as Americans and not as bankers, or lawyers, or farmers, or wage workers.”

Kansas City Star,
September 12, 1918

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August 21, 2018

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“Truth telling is a virtue upon which we should not only insist in the schools and at home, but in business and politics just as much.”

Speech in Ventura, CA,
May 9, 1903

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August 7, 2018

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“The division between the worthy and the unworthy citizen must be drawn on conduct and character and not wealth or poverty.”

Outlook,
March 25, 1911

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