The Man in the Arena

The Man in the Arena, by Teddy Roosevelt

This is one of my favorite quotes. When Teddy Roosevelt wrote this, he was talking about Entrepreneurs for sure. Others also, but most certainly, Entrepreneurs. Entrepreneurs are on the playing field every day. They get dirty, sweat it out, get it done. That’s what we do!

It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs, who comes short again and again, because there is no effort without error and shortcoming; but who does actually strive to do the deeds; who knows great enthusiasms, the great devotions; who spends himself in a worthy cause; who at the best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who neither know victory nor defeat.

~~ Teddy Roosevelt, Excerpt from the speech “Citizenship In A Republic” delivered at the Sorbonne, in Paris, France on 23 April, 1910

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