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Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919), 26th President of the United States, was the type of individual rarely seen on the political landscape. Thoroughly dedicated to his principles, he did not hesitate both to defend them and to introduce moral issues wherever he felt they applied. It was this latter tendency that caused his critics to complain that frequently no legitimate question of morality existed.

Once Speaker of the house Thomas B. Reed remarked to Roosevelt,

"If there is one thing more than any other for which I admire you, Theodore, it is your original discovery of the Ten Commandments ..."

-----------------A Final Thought ...

"The man who loves other countries as much as his own stands on a level with the man who loves other women as much as he loves his own wife."

- Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919), US statesman, president