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“‘Many sorrows have lain on my heart, and this war—We must all do what we can … You must gain and give. I must, too.’”
“He would have been entirely useless if he had not been a politician. Not even the most altruistic statesman could swim above the currents of the whirlpool of political life in a republic, without taking into account the value of opportune compromises. But Theodore Roosevelt, in my experience, never compromised for a base motive.”