"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."
"Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out."Theodore Roosevelt on John Wooden
"Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms of government those entrusted with power have, in time, and by slow operations, perverted it into tyranny."Theodore Roosevelt on Thomas Jefferson
"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."Theodore Roosevelt on Theodore Roosevelt
"To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight and never stop fighting."Theodore Roosevelt on e. e. cummings
"In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher."Theodore Roosevelt on Dalai Lama
"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."
"It is difficult to make our material condition better by the best law, but it is easy enough to ruin it by bad laws."