I am an American; free born and free bred, where I acknowledge no man as my superior, except for his own worth, or as my inferior, except for his own demerit.

Theodore Roosevelt (via swallowtheredpill)

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

Theodore Roosevelt (Lesley Knope)

To educate a man in mind and not in morals is to educate a menace to society.

Theodore Roosevelt (via craigtowens)

Far better it is to dare mighty things than to take rank with those poor timid spirits who know neither victory nor defeat.

Theodore Roosevelt, 1899 (via thephantompunch)