Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth's matching tattoos quote ... Teddy Roosevelt

miley-cyrus-liam-hemsworth-matching-tattoos-teddy-roosevelt-speech.jpgLots of couples get matching tattoos. But we would guess not very many of them use quotes from a presidential speech given in 1910.

Liam Hemsworth recently posted a picture on Instagram of his new ink, which echoes a tattoo his new fiance Miley Cyrus had done earlier this summer. Her tattoo reads, "so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who neither know victory nor defeat" and Liam's tattoo reads, "if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly."

Both lines are from a passage that is part of President Teddy Roosevelt's "Citizenship In A Republic" speech, which was delivered at the Sorbonne in Paris on April 23, 1910. Here is the full passage:

It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs, who comes short again and again, because there is no effort without error and shortcoming; but who does actually strive to do the deeds; who knows great enthusiasms, the great devotions; who spends himself in a worthy cause; who at the best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who neither know victory nor defeat.

Interesting. At least they didn't each get half a heart on their forearms.
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