Who Said Walk Softly and Carry a Big Stick?

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The phrase 'walk slowly and carry a big stick' was part of a speech given by American president Theodore Roosevelt, and is of West African origin. The phrase summed up his foreign policy, which was one of attaining order and efficiency both within America and around the globe. Roosevelt's form of diplomacy involved negotiations supported by threats of force, a practice which came to be known as 'Big Stick Diplomacy'.
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'Speak softly,carry a big stick' refers to Theodore Roosevelt's policy of maintaining a strong US Navy
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Never. Teddy said "Speak softy and carry a big stick" September 2, 1901 while still VP. It's commonly quoted as "speak softly but carry a big stick.
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