Believe you can and you’re halfway there.
Character, in the long run, is the decisive factor in the life of an individual and of nations alike.
Courtesy is as much a mark of a gentleman as courage.
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
I am a part of everything that I have read.
I don’t pity any man who does hard work worth doing. I admire him. I pity the creature who does not work, at whichever end of the social scale he may regard himself as being.
It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.
Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.
Knowing what’s right doesn’t mean much unless you do what’s right.
Nine-tenths of wisdom is being wise in time.
Nothing in this world is worth having or worth doing unless it means effort, pain, difficulty.
Order without liberty and liberty without order are equally destructive.
People ask the difference between a leader and a boss. The leader leads, and the boss drives.
Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.
The most important single ingredient in the formula of success is knowing how to get along with people.
The most practical kind of politics is the politics of decency.
The only man who never makes mistakes is the man who never does anything.
The unforgivable crime is soft hitting. Do not hit at all if it can be avoided; but never hit softly.
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
Unless a man is master of his soul, all other kinds of mastery amount to little.
When you are asked if you can do a job, tell ‘em, ’Certainly I can!’ Then get busy and find out how to do it.
When you play, play hard; when you work, don’t play at all.
When you’re at the end of your rope, tie a knot and hold on.
/ Theodore Roosevelt