"Freedom from effort in the present merely means that there has been effort stored up in the past."
"Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under God is acknowledged."Theodore Roosevelt on Ronald Reagan
"For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others."Theodore Roosevelt on Nelson Mandela
"If you want total security, go to prison. There you're fed, clothed, given medical care and so on. The only thing lacking... is freedom."Theodore Roosevelt on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do. I am free, no matter what rules surround me. If I find them tolerable, I tolerate them if I find them too obnoxious, I break them. I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do."Theodore Roosevelt on Robert A. Heinlein
"Freedom is not worth having if it does not connote freedom to err."Theodore Roosevelt on Mahatma Gandhi
"Old age is like everything else. To make a success of it, you've got to start young."
"The reactionary is always willing to take a progressive attitude on any issue that is dead."
"In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing."
"Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing."
"The best executive is one who has sense enough to pick good people to do what he wants done, and self-restraint enough to keep from meddling with them while they do it."