Friday, November 15, 2013

My Quotes Cupboard: Teddy Roosevelt’s Big Stick

He never tires of reminding people that his famous aphorism "Speak Softly and Carry a Big Stick" proceeds according to civilized priorities. Persuasion comes before force. In any case it is the availability of raw power, not the use of it, that makes for effective diplomacy.



The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt, by Edmund Morris, New York: Ballantine 1979.

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