A good friend, Larry Doyle, pointed us to a speech by Teddy Roosevelt that he gave in Paris, France in 1910. The speech titled “The Man in the Arena” became known for this famous quote:
“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
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