The death-knell of the republic had rung as soon as the active power became lodged in the hands of those who sought, not to do justice to all citizens, rich and poor alike, but to stand for one special class and for its interests as opposed to the interests of others.Rate it:(0.00 / 0 votes)Say it

Theodore Roosevelt

26th President of the United States; hero of the Spanish-American War; Panama Canal was built during his administration; "Theodore Roosevelt said `Speak softly but carry a big stick'" (1858-1919)

All Theodore Roosevelt quotes | Theodore Roosevelt Books

click to add your vote (16 votes)

Translation

Find a translation for this quote in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss this Theodore Roosevelt quote with the community:

Quote of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE quote delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     

Citation

Use the citation below to add this quote to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"Theodore Roosevelt Quotes." Quotes.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 20 Dec. 2014. <http://www.quotes.net/quote/6588>.

We need you!

Help build the largest human-edited quotes collection on the web!


The Web's Largest Resource for

Famous Quotes & Sayings


A Member Of The STANDS4 Network