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Thoughts on life by Theodore Roosevelt - what is PTSD post traumatic stress disorder
Great Ideas of Western Man. 1959 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. Letter to his son Kermit, quoted in Theodore Roosevelt by Joseph Bucklin Bishop, 1915 “If a man does not have an ideal and try to live up to it, then he becomes a mean, base and sordid creature, no matter how successful.” Autobiography “I abhor unjust war. I abhor injustice and bullying by the strong at the expense of the weak, whether among nations or individuals. I abhor violence and bloodshed. BUT it takes strength to put a stop to abhorrent things.” Thoughts on manhood “We need the iron qualities that go with true manhood. We need the positive virtues of resolution, of courage, of indomitable will, of power to do without shrinking the rough work that must always be done.” Oyster Bay, NY, July 7, 1915 “I have a perfect horror of words that are not backed up by deeds.” Abilene, KS, May 2, 1903 “There is not in all America a more dangerous trait than the deification of mere smartness unaccompanied by any sense of moral responsibility.” “Citizenship …