The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena – Teddy Roosevelt
The full quote is actually:
The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena; whose face is marred with dust and sweat; who strives valiantly, who errs and may fall again and again, because there is no effort without error or shortcoming.– Theodore Roosevelt
Theodore Roosevelt Jr., known as Teddy Roosevelt or his initials T. R., was an American statesman, conservationist, naturalist, historian, and writer, he served as the 26th president of the United States from 1901 to 1909. Was the youngest US president and a Nobel peace prize winner.
This quote comes in accordance with Teddy Roosevelt’s main policies, he who championed the “Square Deal” domestic policies, promising the average citizen fairness. This quote is simply simply saying that the people who work hard deserve the credit. At the same time it is also saying that working hard for something is not without mistakes, errors or failures. There is simply no way to work hard on something without doing mistakes or have some failures.