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" I wish to preach, not the doctrine of ignoble ease, but the doctrine of the strenuous life, the life of toil and effort, of labor and strife; to preach that highest form of success which comes, not to the man who desires mere easy peace, but to the man... "
How to Master the Spoken Word: Designed as a Self-instructor for All who ... - Page 31
by Edwin Gordon Lawrence - 1913 - 420 pages
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New Outlook, Volume 130

1922
...theory. Bowed by the weight of centuries, he leans upon his hoe. Laugh and the world laughs with you. I wish to preach not the doctrine of ignoble ease, but the doctrine of the strenuous life. The gods are growing old. An irrepressible conflict between opposing and enduring forces. "I must rescue...
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Public Papers of Governor

New York (State). Governor - 1899
...high. THE STRENUOUS LIFE. SPEECH BEFORE THE HAMILTON CLUB. CHICAGO. ILL., APRIL 10, 1899 GENTLEMEN: In speaking to you, men of the greatest city of the...the life of toil and effort; of labor and strife; to preach that highest form of success which comes, not to the man who desires more easy peace, but...
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Modern Eloquence: Occasional addresses

1900
...then Governor of New York, was the central figure and chief speaker at the celebration.] GENTLEMEN :—In speaking to you, men of the greatest city of...the life of toil and effort; of labor and strife; to preach that highest form of success which comes not to the man who desires mere easy peace but to...
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Public Papers of Theodore Roosevelt, Governor, 1899[-1900], Volume 1

New York (State). Governor (1899-1901 : Roosevelt), Theodore Roosevelt - 1899
...high. THE STRENUOUS LIFE. SPEECH BEFORE THE HAMILTON CLUB, CHICAGO, ILL.. APRIL 10, 1899 GENTLEMEN: In speaking to you, men of the greatest city of the...the life of toil and effort ; of labor and strife ; to preach that highest form of success which comes, not to the man who desires more easy peace, but...
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The Works of Theodore Roosevelt: The strenuous life

Theodore Roosevelt - 1901
...262 (i) VOL. XII.— A THE STRENUOUS LIFE SPEECH BEFORE THE HAMILTON CLUB, CHICAGO, A^RIL 10, 1899 IN speaking to you, men of the greatest city of the...life, the life of toil and effort, of labor and strife ; to preach that highest form of success which comes, not to the man who desires mere easy peace, but...
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Life of William McKinley, Our Martyred President: With Short Biographies of ...

Samuel Fallows - 1901 - 441 pages
...on "The Strenuous Life," to deliver which he came here from Albany, is printed in full as follows : "In speaking to you, men of the greatest city of the...the life of toil and effort; of labor and strife; to preach that highest form of success which comes not to the man who desires mere easy peace but to...
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Theodore Roosevelt, Twenty-sixth President of the United States: A Typical ...

Charles Eugene Banks, Le Roy Armstrong - 1901 - 413 pages
...work with which his name has since been so closely associated. Mr. Roosevelt spoke as follows : ' ' In speaking to you, men of the greatest city of the...the life of toil and effort; of labor and strife; to preach that highest form of success which comes, not to the man who desires mere easy peace, but...
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The Life-work of William McKinley: The Brilliant Career of a Typical ...

Edward T. Roe - 1901 - 319 pages
...on April II, 1899, when he delivered his famous address, from which we quote the following: "... I preach not the doctrine of ignoble ease, but the doctrine...the life of toil and effort, of labor and strife. ... I ask only that what every self-respecting American demands from himself, and from his sons, shall...
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The Life of Theodore Roosevelt: Twenty-fifth President of the United States

Murat Halstead - 1902 - 369 pages
...President himself, that it is indispensable as an autographic biography. THE STRENUOUS LIFE. "Gentlemen : In speaking to you, men of the greatest city of the...the doctrine of ignoble ease, but the doctrine of strenuous life ; the life of toil and effort ; of labor and strife ; to preach that highest form of...
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"Honey"

Helen Mathers - 1902 - 290 pages
...tremendously," she went on warmly. " ' I wish to preach,' he said, with snapping teeth and blazing eyes, ' not the doctrine of ignoble ease, but the doctrine...the Strenuous Life, the life of toil and effort, of labour and strife — to preach that highest form of success, which comes, not to the man who desires...
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