» Add Quotes to Your Site - Quote Generatoradd quote of the day, random quotes or by topic (e.g. funny quotes) Quote DB :: Authors :: Theodore Roosevelt :: View Quote View Quote "The things that will destroy America are prosperity at any price, peace at any price, safety first instead of duty first, the love of soft living and the get rich quick theory of life." - Copy to Clipboard -- Theodore Roosevelt Listed in: America Add Quote To Your Quote List Rating: 4.91 Rate Quote 56 votes submitted Your Name: Friend's Email: Top 5 quotes from Theodore Roosevelt "I care not what others think of what I do, but I care very much about what I think of what I do. That is character!" "The fool who has not sense to discriminate between what is good and what is bad is well nigh as dangerous as the man who does discriminate and yet chooses the bad." "If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month." "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." "Nothing in the world is worth having or worth doing unless it means effort, pain, difficulty... I have never in my life envied a human being who led an easy life. I have envied a great many people who led diffcult lives and led them well." Top 5 quotes from America "There is hardly a political question in the United States which does not sooner or later turn into a judicial one." "In America the majority raises formidable barriers around the liberty of opinion; within these barriers an author may write what he pleases, but woe to him if he goes beyond them." "If destruction be our lot, we must ourselves be its author and finisher. As a nation of freemen, we must live through all time, or die by suicide." "On account of being a democracy and run by the people, we are the only nation in the world that has to keep a government four years, no matter what it does." "The things that will destroy America are prosperity at any price, peace at any price, safety first instead of duty first, the love of soft living and the get rich quick theory of life."