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Theodore Roosevelt



    Old age is like everything else. To make a success of it, you've got to start young.

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    Believe you can and you're halfway there.

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    The most important single ingredient in the formula of success is knowing how to get along with people.

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    Nine-tenths of wisdom is being wise in time.

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    Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.

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    It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed. In this life we get nothing save by effort.

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    Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.

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    There has never yet been a man in our history who led a life of ease whose name is worth remembering.

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    For unflagging interest and enjoyment, a household of children, if things go reasonably well, certainly all other forms of success and achievement lose their importance by comparison.

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    War is not merely justifiable, but imperative upon honorable men, upon an honorable nation, where peace can only be obtained by the sacrifice of conscientious conviction or of national welfare

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    A thorough knowledge of the Bible is worth more than a college education

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    The nation behaves well if it treats the natural resources as assets which it must turn over to the next generation increased, and not impaired, in value

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    A man who has never gone to school may steal from a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.

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    The conservation of our natural resources and their proper use constitute the fundamental problem which underlies almost every other problem of our national life

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    The men with the muck-rake are often indispensable to the well-being of society, but only if they know when to stop raking the muck.

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