"If there is not the war, you don't get the great general if there is not a great occasion, you don't get a great statesman if Lincoln had lived in a time of peace, no one would have known his name."
"When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace."Theodore Roosevelt on Jimi Hendrix
"An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind."Theodore Roosevelt on Mahatma Gandhi
"If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other."Theodore Roosevelt on Mother Teresa
"I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality... I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word."Theodore Roosevelt on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us, and the world will be as one."Theodore Roosevelt on John Lennon
"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."