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" Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the gray twilight that knows neither victory nor... "
The Americanism of Theodore Roosevelt - Page 237
1923
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Public Papers of Governor

New York (State). Governor - 1899
...untruth to say that happy is the nation that has no history. Thrice happy is the nation that has a glorious history. Far better it is to dare mighty...because they live in the gray twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat. If in 1861 the men who loved the Union had believed that peace' was the...
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Public Papers of Theodore Roosevelt, Governor, 1899[-1900], Volume 1

New York (State). Governor (1899-1901 : Roosevelt), Theodore Roosevelt - 1899
...untruth to say that happy is the nation that has no history. Thrice happy is the nation that has a glorious history. Far better it is to dare mighty...because they live in the gray twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat. If in 1861 the men who loved the Union had believed that peace was the...
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Theodore Roosevelt, Twenty-sixth President of the United States: A Typical ...

Charles Eugene Banks, Le Roy Armstrong - 1901 - 413 pages
...untruth to say that happy is the nation that has no history. Thrice happy is the nation that has a glorious history. Far better it is to dare mighty...because they live in the gray twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat. If in 1861 the men who loved the Union had believed that peace was the...
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Life of William McKinley, Our Martyred President: With Short Biographies of ...

Samuel Fallows - 1901 - 441 pages
...untruth to say that happy is the nation that has no history. Thrice happy is the nation that has a glorious history. Far better it is to dare mighty...because they live in the gray twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat. If in 1861 the men who loved the Union h'ad believed that peace was the...
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The Life of Theodore Roosevelt: Twenty-fifth President of the United States

Murat Halstead - 1902 - 369 pages
...untruth to say that happy is the nation that has no history. Thrice happy is the nation that has a glorious history. Far better it is to dare mighty...because they live in the gray twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat. If in 1861 the men who loved the Union had believed that peace was the...
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Famous Orators of the World and Their Best Orations

Charles Morris - 1902 - 639 pages
...untruth to say that happy is the nation that has no history. Thrice happy is the nation that has' a glorious history. Far better it is to dare mighty...because they live in the gray twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat^/ If in 1861 the men who loved the Union had believed that peace was the...
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American Boys' Life of Theodore Roosevelt

Edward Stratemeyer - 1904 - 311 pages
...nation that has no history. Thrice happy is the nation that has a glorious history. Far better is it to dare mighty things to win glorious triumphs, even...because they live in the gray twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat." ] 1 For other extracts from this speech, see Appendix A, p. 297. CHAPTER...
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Masterpieces of Eloquence: Famous Orations of Great World Leaders ..., Volume 25

Mayo Williamson Hazeltine - 1905 - 11114 pages
...nation that has no history. Thrice happy is the nation that has a glorious history. Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even...because they live in the gray twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat. If in 1861 the men who loved the Uniom had believed that peace was at the'...
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The Lawrence Reader and Speaker: A Compilation of Masterpieces in Poetry and ...

Edwin Gordon Lawrence - 1911 - 351 pages
...nation that has no history. Thrice happy is the nation that has a glorious history. Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even...because they live in the gray twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat. If, in 1861, the men who loved the Union had believed that peace was at...
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Great Speeches and how to Make Them

Grenville Kleiser - 1911 - 391 pages
...untruth to say that happy is the nation that has no history. Thrice happy is the nation that has a glorious history. Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even tho checkered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer...
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