• “No one quality or virtue is enough; vigor, honesty, sound judgement – all are needed in order to succeed.”

    The Key to Success in Life
    1916

    Wisdom From Our 26th President – May 21, 2024

  • “I firmly believe that some method will be devised by which the people of the world as a whole, will be able to insure peace, as it can not now be insured. How soon that end will come, I do not know: it may be far distant.”

    Speech at the dinner of the Nobel Peace Committee
    May 5, 1910

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  • In order to get good citizenship the average man must have honesty, he must have courage, and united to them he must have the saving grace of common sense.

    Speech in Westfield, MA
    September 2, 1902

    Wisdom from Our 26th President – May 7, 2024

  • “Honesty, rigid honesty, is a root virtue; if not present, no other virtue can atone for its lack.”

    The Key to Success in Life, 1916

    Wisdom From Our 26th President – April 30, 2024

  • “If the average man has the right stuff in him we will succeed. If he has not the right stuff in him, then you cannot get it out of him, because it is not there.”

    Remarks at Oregon City
    May 21, 1903

    Wisdom From Our 26th President – April 23, 2024

  • “Every expansion of civilization makes for peace. In other words, every expansion of a great civilized power means a victory for law, order, and righteousness.”

    The Strenuous Life, April 10, 1899

    Wisdom From Our 26th President – April 16, 2024

  • “If we are not all of us Americans and nothing else, scorning to divide along lines of section, of creed, or of national origin, then the Nation itself will crumble to dust.”

    A Letter to Sen. Henry Cabot Lodge
    1916

    Wisdom From Our 26th President – April 9, 2024

  • “I have studied history a good deal and it is a matter of rather grim amusement to me to listen to the praise bestowed on our national past at the expense of our national present.”

    A Letter to Owen Wister, April 27, 1906

    Wisdom from Our 26th President – April 2, 2024

  • “I wonder if you know how much good you do when you go into this active, practical work. It is a help to every man in the country who is striving for decent politics.”

    A Letter to G.S. Conway, May 22, 1902

    Wisdom from Our 26th President – March 26, 2024

  • “Good laws can do much. Good administration of the laws can do much. We must have both.”

    Speech in Redlands, California, May 7, 1903

    Wisdom from Our 26th President – March 19, 2024

  • “For my fellow countrymen, you can never afford to forget at one moment that in the long run anything that is of benefit to one part of our republic is of necessity a benefit to all the Republic.”

    Speech in Denver, Colorado, May 4, 1903

    Wisdom from Our 26th President – March 12, 2024

  • “I believe in the rule of right and justice at home and between nations. I believe in international justice.”

    Speech in Montevideo, Uruguay, November 5, 1913

    Wisdom from Our 26th President – March 5, 2024