Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations. 1989.
Theodore Roosevelt (18581919)
Yes, Haven, most of us enjoy preaching, and Ive got such a bully pulpit!
President THEODORE ROOSEVELT, reply to George Haven Putnam, who had accused him of a tendency to preaching, sometime during his first presidential term.George Haven Putnam, introductory essay, The Works of Theodore Roosevelt, national ed., vol. 9, p. x (1926).