Theodore Roosevelt Quote

If there is one tendency of the day which more than any other is unhealthy and undesirable, it is the tendency to deify mere "smartness," unaccompanied by a sense of moral accountability. We shall never make our republic what it should be until as a people we thoroughly understand and put in practice the doctrine that success is abhorrent if attained by the sacrifice of the fundamental principles of morality.


The Works of Theodore Roosevelt: The strenuous life (ed. 1901)

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If there is one tendency of the day which more than any other is unhealthy and undesirable, it is the tendency to deify mere smartness, unaccompanied ...

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If there is one tendency of the day which more than any other is unhealthy and undesirable, it is the tendency to deify mere smartness, unaccompanied ...

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If there is one tendency of the day which more than any other is unhealthy and undesirable, it is the tendency to deify mere smartness, unaccompanied ...

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If there is one tendency of the day which more than any other is unhealthy and undesirable, it is the tendency to deify mere smartness, unaccompanied ...