Theodore Roosevelt

(1858-1919 / Manhattan, New York City, New York)

Theodore Roosevelt Quotes

  • ''Nine-tenths of wisdom consists in being wise in time.''
    Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919), U.S. Republican (later Progressive) politician, president. Speech, June 14, 1917, Lincoln, Nebr.
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  • ''The pacifist is as surely a traitor to his country and to humanity as is the most brutal wrongdoer.''
    Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919), U.S. Republican (later Progressive) politician, president. Speech, July 27, 1917, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
  • ''The first requisite of a good citizen in this republic of ours is that he shall be able and willing to pull his weight.''
    Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919), U.S. Republican (later Progressive) politician, president. speech, Nov. 11, 1902, New York City. Addresses and Presidential Messages (1904).

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