Here are three hours of great documentary on the life of Teddy Roosevelt:
And there’s so many things to say about this impressive man and his work, that it’s really hard to know where to start.. But to stick to just one side of his achievements and efforts, that of within politics, he kind of reinvented the whole US Presidency and laid the framework and set the example for a full American Century – later followed up by FDR and LBJ.
Other interesting sides of TR were the naturlist, the writer, the trust-buster, the cowboy, the adventurer, the historian and the safari hunter.
And he built the Panama Canal.
And he’s the founder of the Progressive movement – a useful blueprint for fixing America in the 2010′s.
And the list goes on…
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I want to see you game, boys, I want to see you brave and manly, and I also want to see you gentle and tender.
Be practical as well as generous in your ideals. Keep your eyes on the stars and keep your feet on the ground.
Courage, hard work, self-mastery, and intelligent effort are all essential to successful life.
Character, in the long run, is the decisive factor in the life of an individual and of nations alike.
After the loss of William McKinley – T.R. took the Office with these words:
“Mr. Secretary – I will take the oath. And in this hour of deep and terrible national bereavement, I wish to state that it shall be my aim to continue, absolutely without variance, the policy of President McKinley, for the peace and honor of our beloved country.”