Teddy Tweets

November 27, 2018

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“To legislate means to make laws, not merely to talk about them.”

The Forum,
December 1895

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November 20, 2018

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“It is eminently fitting that once a year our people should set apart a day for praise and thanksgiving to the Giver of Good.”

November 2, 1905

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November 13, 2018

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“Courtesy is as much the mark of a gentleman as courage.”

Outlook Magazine,
April 1, 1911

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November 6, 2018

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“Under our form of government voting is not merely a right but a duty.”

Speech in Washington,
December 1907

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October 30, 2018

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“Any political movement directed against any body of our fellow citizens because of their religious creed is a grave offense against American principles and American institutions.”

Speech in New York City,
October 12, 1915

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October 23, 2018

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“This is not and never shall be a government of either a plutocracy or of a mob. It is, it has been, and it will be, a government of the people.”

Speech in Spokane, WA,
May 26, 1903

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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,

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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,

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