Far better it is to dare mighty things …

Question from my marketing exam this evening regarding the person who said:

Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.

I’m not sure if this is something I should have known but considering that my knowledge of United States history is sub par it’s probably a subtle hint that I really need to start learning more about the country where I reside or else I may wake up one day on Jay Leno’s Jaywalking episodes and that would not be cool.

I’m not sure if this is something I should have known but considering that my knowledge of United States history is sub par it’s probably a subtle hint that I really need to start learning more about the country where I reside or else I may wake up one day on Jay Leno’s episodes and that would not be cool.Suggestions for good history websites?

If you’re still wondering who said the above the answer is Theodore Roosevelt. He said the above on April 10, 1899.