The Man in the Arena

A dialogue on courage would be incomplete without Teddy Roosevelt’s “The Man in the Arena.”  On April 23, 1910, Teddy Roosevelt gave a speech entitled, “Citizenship in a Republic,” at the Sorbonne, Paris. Thirty-five pages long, the unforgettable passage is found on the seventh page. Many years later, Nelson Mandela gave a copy of this…

Good & Great

A good day is being with people who enjoy intellectual conversation.  A great day is being with people who care for each other.   “Nobody cares how much you know, until they know how much you care.” Theodore Roosevelt