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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 not victory nor defeat. "
The Life of Theodore Roosevelt: Twenty-fifth President of the United States - Page 161
by Murat Halstead - 1902 - 369 pages
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The Works of Theodore Roosevelt: The strenuous life

Theodore Roosevelt - 1901
...fit subjects for the scorn of all men and women who are themselves strong and brave and high-minded. As it is with the individual, so it is with the nation....because they live in the gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat. If, in 1861, the men who loved the Union had believed that peace was the end...
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Theodore Roosevelt, Twenty-sixth President of the United States: A Typical ...

Charles Eugene Banks, Le Roy Armstrong - 1901 - 413 pages
...subjects for the scorn of all men and women who are themselves strong and brave and high-minded. ' ' "It is a base untruth to say that happy is the nation...because they live in the gray twilight that knows not victory or defeat." "Thank God for the iron in the blood of our fathers, the men who upheld the...
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The Roosevelt Book: Selections from the Writings of Theodore Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt - 1904 - 189 pages
...the housewife, the helpmeet of the homemaker, the wise and fearless mother of many healthy children. As it is with the individual, so it is with the nation....because they live in the gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat. If in 1861 the men who loved the Union had believed that peace was the end...
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Great Speeches and how to Make Them

Grenville Kleiser - 1911 - 391 pages
...fit subjects for the scorn of all men and women who are themselves strong and brave and high-minded. As it is with the individual, so it is with the nation....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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Great Speeches and how to Make Them

Grenville Kleiser - 1911 - 391 pages
...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...because they live in the gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat. If in 1861 the men who loved the Union had believed that peace was the end...
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The Golden Deed Book: A School Reader

Elias Hershey Sneath, George Hodges, Edward Lawrence Stevens - 1913 - 351 pages
...never wrongs his neighbor, who is prompt to help a friend, but who has those virile qualities necessary to win in the stern strife of actual life. It is hard...because they live in the gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat. If in 1861 the men who loved, the Union had believed that peace was the end...
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The Golden Deed Book: A School Reader

Elias Hershey Sneath - 1913 - 351 pages
...who follow it for serious work in the world. As it is with the individual, so it is with the natiqn. It is a base untruth to say that happy is the nation...because they live in the gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat. If in 1861 the men who loved the Union had believed that peace was the end...
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College and the Future: Essays for the Undergraduate on Problems of ...

Richard Ashley Rice - 1915 - 374 pages
...fit subjects for the scorn of all men and women who are themselves strong and brave and high-minded. As it is with the individual, so it is with the nation....because they live in the gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat. If in 1 86 1 the men who loved the Union had believed that peace was the end...
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Theodore Roosevelt: The Logic of His Career

Charles Grenfill Washburn - 1916 - 245 pages
...from bitter toil, and who out of these wins the splendid ultimate triumph. • ••••••*• Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious...because they live in the gray twilight that knows not victory or defeat. Fine expression of his dauntless spirit; and, again: — On behalf of all our...
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Roosevelt's Writings: Selections from the Writings of Theodore Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt - 1920 - 365 pages
...individual so it is with the nation. It is a base untruth to say that happy is the nation that has BO history. Thrice happy is the nation that has a glorious...take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy s much nor suffer much because they live in the gray twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat....
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