I stand for the square deal, But when I say that I am for the square deal, I mean not merely that I stand for fair play under the present rules of the games, but that I stand for having those rules changed so as to work for a more substantial equality of opportunity.

Authentication Score 2

Original Citation

Roosevelt, Theodore. "The New Nationalism." 31 Aug. 1910. Osawatomie, Kansas, USA.

Current Citation

Roosevelt, Theodore. "The New Nationalism." Selected Speeches and Writings of Theodore Roosevelt. Edited by Gordon Hutner. Vintage, 2014.