Zen Pencils by Gavin Aung Than for July 25, 2016
It is not the critic who counts. HAPPY BIRTHDAY JAMES OUR LITTLE ASTRONAUT! Not the man who points out how the strong man stumbled. TAX ACCOUNTS JAMES FOX CONGRATULATIONS SENIOR ACCOUNT Or where the doer of deeds could have done better. Everest expedition The credit belongs to the man in the arena. Whose face is marred by the dust and sweat and blood. Who strives valiantly. Who errs and comes short again and again. Who knows the great enthusiasms, the great devotions and spends himself in a worth cause. Who at the best, knows in the end the triumph of high achievement. And who, at worst, if he fails… …at least fails while daring greatly. So that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls… ZZZ …who know neither victory or defeat. - Theodore Roosevelt
Knowing now that speechwriters exist and existed, it is probably more accurate to attribute this to ‘anonymous’.