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#1. Avoid the base hypocrisy of condemning in one man what you pass over in silence when committed by another. - Author: Theodore Roosevelt
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#2. One might have thought the world would stop ascribing moral equivalence between acts of terrorism and acts of punishing terrorism. It has not happened that way. - Author: Theodore Bikel
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#3. Americanism means the virtues of courage, honor, justice, truth, sincerity, and hardihood - the virtues that made America. - Author: Theodore Roosevelt
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#4. Under government ownership corruption can flourish just as rankly as under private ownership. - Author: Theodore Roosevelt
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#5. Freedom is not a gift which can be enjoyed save by those shown themselves worthy of it. - Author: Theodore Roosevelt
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#6. All privileges based on wealth, and all emnity to honest men merely because they are wealthy, are un-American. - Author: Theodore Roosevelt
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#7. Real difficulties can be overcome; it is only the imaginary ones that are unconquerable. - Author: Theodore Newton Vail
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#8. No triumph of peace can equal the armed triumph of war. - Author: Theodore Roosevelt
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#9. Personally I have never been able to understand why the head of a big business, whether it be the Nation, the State or the Army, or Navy should not desire to have very strong and positive people under him. - Author: Theodore Roosevelt
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#10. I highly venerate the Masonic Institution, under the fullest persuasion that, when its principles are acknowledged and its laws and precepts obeyed, it comes nearest to the Christian religion, in its moral effects and influence, of any institution with which I am acquainted. - Author: Theodore Roosevelt
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#11. The evils of envy and hatred masquerading as humanitarian idealism had darkened his life from its outset, stamping him as a man quick to search for the reality behind the expression of fine sentiments. - Author: Theodore Dalrymple
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#12. The unforgivable crime is soft hitting. Do not hit at all if it can be avoided, but NEVER hit softly. - Author: Theodore Roosevelt
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#13. To divide along the lines of section or caste or creed is un-American. - Author: Theodore Roosevelt
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#14. Our flag is a proud flag, and it stands for liberty and civilization. Where it has once floated, there must be no return to tyranny. - Author: Theodore Roosevelt
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#15. I hope that by joining The Giving Pledge, it will encourage others to do the same. - Author: Theodore J. Forstmann
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#16. It either is or ought to be evident to everyone that business has to prosper before anyone can get any benefit from it. - Author: Theodore Roosevelt
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#17. Theodore Dreiser Should ought to write nicer. - Author: Theodore Dreiser
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#18. Don't hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting; but never hit soft! - Author: Theodore Roosevelt
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#19. The forces that tend for evil are great and terrible, but the forces of truth and love and courage and honesty and generosity and sympathy are also stronger than ever before. - Author: Theodore Roosevelt
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#20. Nothing should be permitted to stand in the way of the preservation of the forests, and it is criminal to permit individuals to purchase a little gain for themselves through the destruction of forests when this destruction is fatal to the well-being of the whole country in the future. - Author: Theodore Roosevelt
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#21. Some men can live up to their loftiest ideals without ever going higher than a basement. - Author: Theodore Roosevelt
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#22. No heirloom of humankind captures the past as do art and language. - Author: Theodore Bikel
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#23. It is impossible to grow weary of a sport that is never the same on any two days of the year. - Author: Theodore Gordon
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#24. Every child has inside him an aching void for excitement and if we don't fill it with something which is exciting and interesting and good for him, he will fill it with something which is exciting and interesting and which isn't good for him. - Author: Theodore Roosevelt
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#25. The best lesson that any people can learn is that there is no patent cure-all which will make the body politic perfect, and that any man who is able glibly to answer every question as to how to deal with the evils of the body politic is at best a foolish visionary and at worst an evil-minded quack. - Author: Theodore Roosevelt
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#26. Nothing would give up life:
Even the dirt keeps breathing a small breath. - Author: Theodore Roethke
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#27. If elected, I shall see to it that every man has a square deal, no less and no more. - Author: Theodore Roosevelt
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#28. There is nothing an addict likes more, or that serves as better pretext for continuing his present way of life, than to place the weight of responsibility for his situation somewhere other than on his own decisions. - Author: Theodore Dalrymple
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#29. The earnestness of life is the only passport to satisfaction of life. - Author: Theodore Parker
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#30. In the new Europe, in any case, nationalism is something of an anomaly, given that the drive is to the elimination of national boundaries and national sovereignty. - Author: Theodore Dalrymple
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#31. On the stage you're there, it's live. There's a beginning, a middle, an end. When something is funny you hear it right away. - Author: Theodore Bikel
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#32. For us is the life of action, of strenuous performance of duty; let us live in the harness, striving mightily; let us rather run the risk of wearing out than rusting out. - Author: Theodore Roosevelt
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#33. From the very beginning our people have markedly combined practical capacity for affairs with power of devotion to an ideal. The lack of either quality would have rendered the other of small value. - Author: Theodore Roosevelt
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#34. The farther one gets into the wilderness, the greater is the attraction of its lonely freedom. - Author: Theodore Roosevelt
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#35. No ordinary work done by a man is either as hard or as responsible as the work of a woman who is bringing up a family of small children; for upon her time and strength demands are made not only every hour of the day but often every hour of the night. - Author: Theodore Roosevelt
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#36. 'Liar' is just as ugly a word as 'thief,' because it implies the presence of just as ugly a sin in one case as in the other. If a man lies under oath or procures the lie of another under oath, if he perjures himself or suborns perjury, he is guilty under the statute law. - Author: Theodore Roosevelt
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#37. It's not the critic who counts. - Author: Theodore Roosevelt
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#38. The wildlife and its habitat cannot speak, so we must and we will. - Author: Theodore Roosevelt
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#39. Being, not doing, is my first joy. - Author: Theodore Roethke
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#40. Credulity is perhaps a weakness almost inseparable from eminently truthful characters. - Author: Henry Theodore Tuckerman
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#41. The disciples were not losing time when they sat beside their Master, and held quiet converse with Him under the olives of Bethany or by the shores of Galilee. Those were their school-hours; those were their feeding times. - Author: Theodore L. Cuyler
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#42. Seek to have your life in God, not in things, not in people, not in places, not in circumstances, not in arguments, not in human intelligence, but in God. - Author: Theodore Austin-Sparks
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#43. What falls away is always. And is near. - Author: Theodore Roethke
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#44. We sincerely and earnestly believe in peace; but if peace and justice conflict, we scorn the man who would not stand for justice though the whole world came in arms against him. - Author: Theodore Roosevelt
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#45. The debt-habit is the twin brother of poverty. - Author: Theodore T. Munger
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#46. No movement can afford to be caught in a time warp and exist in a state of suspended animation. - Author: Theodore Bikel
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#47. In advocating any measure we must consider not only its justice but its practicability. - Author: Theodore Roosevelt
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#48. I teach writing courses and first of all, I teach my students what prosody is. - Author: Theodore Sturgeon
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#49. Borderlines create the vicious circles they fear most. They become angry and drive the relationship to the breaking point, then switch to a posture of helplessness and contrition, beg for reconciliation. If both parties are equally enmeshed, chaos and conflict become the soul of the relationship. - Author: Theodore Millon
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#50. A happy wedlock is a long falling in love. - Author: Theodore Parker
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#51. Ideation is not a synonym for innovation, conformity is not its simple antonym, and innovation is not the automatic consequence of "creative thinking.". - Author: Theodore Levitt
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#52. I can hear, underground, that sucking and sobbing, In my veins, in my bones I feel it,- The small water seeping upward, The tight grains parting at last. When sprouts break out, Slippery as fish, I quail, lean to beginnings, sheath-wet. - Author: Theodore Roethke
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#53. And then he sank back and tried, as usual, not to think. He must succeed. That's what the world was made for. That's what he was made for. That was what he would have to do. - Author: Theodore Dreiser
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#54. A nation that still needs to distinguish between stealing an election, and stealing a new pair of shoes, is not completely civilized yet. - Author: Theodore Roosevelt
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#55. The joy of heaven will begin as soon as we attain the character of heaven, and do its duties. - Author: Theodore Parker
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#56. Tears never yet saved a soul. Hell is full of weepers weeping over lost opportunities, perhaps over the rejection of an offered Saviour. Your Bible does not say " Weep, and be saved." It says, "Believe, and be saved." Faith is better than feeling. - Author: Theodore L. Cuyler
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#57. I'd like to live in a world designed by Theodore Finch. - Author: Jennifer Niven
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#58. Short-sighted men who in their greed and selfishness will, if permitted, rob our country of half its charm by their reckless extermination of all useful and beautiful wild things ... - Author: Theodore Roosevelt
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#59. One of the characteristics of modern political life is its professionalization, such that it attracts mainly the kind of people with so great an avidity for power and self-importance that they do not mind very much the humiliations of the public exposure to which they are inevitably subjected. - Author: Theodore Dalrymple
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#60. In poetry, and in my study in graduate school, I was drawn to a particular poet, Theodore Roethke. I did a dissertation on "The Evolution of Matter and Spirit in the Poetry of Theodore Roethke" for my Ph.D. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#61. Never violate the sacredness of your individual self-respect. - Author: Theodore Parker
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#62. Fiction is very important to me. It's what I do, it's what I do with my life. - Author: Theodore Sturgeon
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#63. I came to love, I came into my own. - Author: Theodore Roethke
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#64. You saved my life. Why couldn't I save yours? - Author: Jennifer Niven
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#65. The Pope is not putting himself out on a limb, he's putting himself up on the Cross, and that's what he's called to do. - Author: Theodore Edgar McCarrick
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#66. We are to have no pictures which the puritan and the narrow, animated by an obsolete dogma, cannot approve of. We are to have no theaters no motion pictures, no books, no public exhibitions of any kind, no speech even which will anyway contravene his limited view of life. - Author: Theodore Dreiser
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#67. No man flatters the woman he truly loves. - Author: Henry Theodore Tuckerman
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#68. Let us show, not merely in great crises, but in every day of life, qualities of practical intelligence, of hardihood and endurance, and above all, the power of devotion to a lofty ideal. - Author: Theodore Roosevelt
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#69. When liberty becomes license, some form of one-man power is not far distant. - Author: Theodore Roosevelt
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#70. Love begets love. This torment is my joy. - Author: Theodore Roethke
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#71. More and more it is evident that the State, and if necessary the nation, has got to possess the right of supervision and control as regards the great corporations which are its creatures. - Author: Theodore Roosevelt
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#72. We want the active and zealous help of every man far-sighted enough to realize the importance from the standpoint of the nation's welfare in the future of preserving the forests. - Author: Theodore Roosevelt
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#73. I am filled with awe that filmmakers have the capacity to stir us and give us back a sense of wonder. - Author: Theodore Bikel
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#74. Want More Advice Like This? - Author: Theodore Roosevelt
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#75. I hate a man who skins the land. - Author: Theodore Roosevelt
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#76. Once you say you're going to settle for second, that's what happens to you in life, I find.
[Quoted by Theodore Sorensen in 'Kennedy'] - Author: John F. Kennedy
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#77. It is both foolish and wicked to teach the average man who is not well off that some wrong or injustice has been done him, and that he should hope for redress elsewhere than in his own industry, honesty, and intelligence. - Author: Theodore Roosevelt
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#78. If you have that unconquerable urge to write, nothing will stop you from writing. - Author: Theodore Dreiser
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#79. I prefer to choose which traditions to keep and which to let go. - Author: Theodore Bikel
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#80. For a man who has compared himself to Theodore Roosevelt and the nation's challenges to those of the Gilded Age, Obama put forward a tepid agenda. - Author: Ron Fournier
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#81. There are a lot of people who write very intensely about things they do not and cannot do. - Author: Theodore Sturgeon
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#82. This isn't just about today, this about generations to come. And you've got a chance to be the greatest conservation President since Theodore Roosevelt, and I think he's done it. - Author: Bruce Babbitt
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#83. Deep in their roots all flowers keep the light. - Author: Theodore Roethke
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#84. When a man, however passively, becomes an obstacle to the fulfillment of a woman's desires, he becomes an odious thing in her eyes, - or will, given time enough. - Author: Theodore Dreiser
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#85. For a thousand years no king in Christendom has shown such greatness or given so high a type of manly virtue. - Author: Theodore Parker
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#86. Perhaps there is no more important component of character than steadfast resolution. - Author: Theodore Roosevelt
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#87. Mother went off for three days to New York and Mame and Quentin took instant advantage of her absence to fall sick. Quentin's sickness was surely due to a riot in candy and ice-cream with chocolate sauce. - Author: Theodore Roosevelt
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#88. Just as you believe you may have already halfway there - Author: Theodore Roosevelt
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#89. What such a man needs is not courage but nerve control, cool headedness. This he can get only by practice. - THEODORE ROOSEVELT - Author: Ryan Holiday
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#90. Far-seeing patriots should turn scornfully from men who seek power on a platform which with exquisite nicety combines silly inability to understand the national needs and dishonest insintcerity in promising conflicting and impossible remedies. - Author: Theodore Roosevelt
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#91. A President has a great chance; his position is almost that of a king and a prime minister rolled into one. Once he has left office he cannot do very much; and he is a fool if he fails to realize it all and to be profoundly thankful for having had the great chance. - Author: Theodore Roosevelt
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#92. If anyone can make it to another world, it's Theodore Finch. - Author: Jennifer Niven
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#93. When Ted opened the door to find Mariana there, his first thought was, "I don't know what I'm wearing." And he didn't look down; he had a bad feeling and didn't want to face it, he kept his eyes on the girl, who said, "Hello, Theodore. - Author: David Duchovny
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#94. I make no claim that Jewish culture is superior to other cultures or that the Jewish song is better than the song of my neighbor. - Author: Theodore Bikel
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#95. Oh, be assured fellow teachers, that there is no time in life so favorable to sound conversion as early childhood. - Author: Theodore L. Cuyler
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#96. Nothing could be more lonely and nothing more beautiful than the view at nightfall across the prairies to these huge hill masses, when the lengthening shadows had at last merged into one and the faint after-glow of the red sunset filled the west. - Author: Theodore Roosevelt
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#97. It is better for the Government to help a poor man to make a living for his family than to help a rich man make more profit for his company. - Author: Theodore Roosevelt
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#98. Do I grow cleverer with age, or does the world grow more stupid? - Author: Theodore Dalrymple
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#99. In all the world there is nothing so remarkable as a great man, nothing so rare, nothing which so well repays study. - Author: Theodore Parker
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#100. Logic and truth are two very different things, but they often look the same to the mind that's performing the logic. - Author: Theodore Sturgeon
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