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Highlands Ranch High School - Mr. Sedivy
Highlands Ranch, Colorado American History

- Famous Quotes from American History -
Quotes from the Early 1900s and World War I


Theodore Roosevelt 1858 - 1919

April 10, 1899
"I wish to preach, not the doctrine of ignoble ease, but the doctrine of the strenuous life."

April 3, 1903
"Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far."
(quoting an 'old adage')

Teddy Roosevelt

June 4, 1903
"A man who is good enough to shed his blood for the country is good enough to be given a square deal afterwards."

Theodore Roosevelt

April 14, 1906
"The men with the muck-rakes are often indispensable to the well-being of society; but only if they know when to stop raking the muck."

October 12, 1915
"There is no room in this country for hyphenated Americanism."


Woodrow Wilson Woodrow Wilson 1856 - 1924

May 10, 1915
"There is such a thing as a man being too proud to fight."

December 7, 1915
"We have stood apart, studiously neutral."

 

April 2, 1917
"Armed neutrality is ineffectual enough at best."

April 2, 1917
"The world must be made safe for democracy."

January 8, 1918
"Open covenants of peace, openly arrived at."


H. G. Wells 1866 - 1946

1900
"The Social Contract is nothing more or less than a vast conspiracy of human beings to lie to and humbug themselves and one another for the general Good. Lies are the mortar that bind the savage individual man into the social masonry."

1914 - Title of book
"The war that will end war"

1920 - The Outline of History
"Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe."

1927
"He had read Shakespeare and found him weak in chemistry."

1933 - Title of book
"The shape of things to come"


Calvin Coolidge 1872 - 1933

November 27, 1920
"Civilization and profits go hand in hand."

January 18, 1925
"The chief business of the American people is business."

1933 - On war debts incurred by England and others
"They hired the money, didn't they?"

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- Famous Quotes Throughout World History -

| Index of Quotes by Speaker / Historical Period |
| The Great Quotes of Ancient Greece |
| Profound Quotes of Ancient Rome - BC |
| Quotes from the Roman Empire - AD |
| Famous Quotes from the Dark and Middle Ages |
| Relevant Quotes from the Reformation and Renaissance |
| Quotes from England: 15th, 16th and 17th Centuries |
| Enlightenment and Scientific Revolution Quotes | Voltaire |
| Quotes from the French Revolution and Napoleon Era |
| Modern European History Quotes from the 1800s |
| Quotes from Europe and Asia - 1900s | Winston Churchill |

Famous Quotes from American History
| Benjamin Franklin | Quotes from America in the 1700s |
| Thomas Jefferson | United States Quotes from the 1800s |
| Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War | Mark Twain |
| American Quotes from the Early 1900s and World War I |
| US 20th-Century and World War II Quotes |
| Famous American Pop Culture Quotes |

 

   
 

Highlands Ranch High School 9375 South Cresthill Lane Highlands Ranch, Colorado 80126 303-471-7000

Mr. Sedivy's History Classes
| Colorado History | American Government | Advanced Placement Modern European History | Rise of Nation State England | World History |

World History: Dawn of Civilization to Napoleon - Units of Study
| Prehistory | Mesopotamia & Phoenicians | Ancient Egypt | Greece | Rome | Medieval History | Renaissance and Reformation | Exploration | National Monarchies |
| The Scientific Revolution and the Enlightenment | Colonial America and the American Revolution | The French Revolution and the Napoleonic Era |

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