Get acting, do things; be sane; don’t fritter away your time; create; act; take a place wherever you are and be somebody; get action ….

Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919) American politician, statesman, conservationist, writer, US President (1901-1909)

To the Rough Riders, on their mustering out in 1908. In Eugene Thwing, The Life and Meaning of Theodore Roosevelt, ch. 5 "Rough Riders and Spaniards" (1919). Full text.

Added on 11-Dec-08 | Last updated 24-Oct-11
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