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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... "
American Boys' Life of Theodore Roosevelt - Page 201
by Edward Stratemeyer - 1904 - 311 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
...Grant, men who pre-eminently and distinctly embody all that is most American in the American character, I wish to preach, not the doctrine of ignoble ease,...of success which comes, not to the man who desires more easy peace, but to the man who does not shrink from danger, from hardship or from bitter toil,...
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Public Papers of Theodore Roosevelt, Governor, 1899[-1900], Volume 1

New York (State). Governor (1899-1901 : Roosevelt), Theodore Roosevelt - 1899
...Grant, men who pre-eminently and distinctly embody all that is most American in the American character, I wish to preach, not the doctrine of ignoble ease,...of success which comes, not to the man who desires more easy peace, but to the man who does not shrink from danger, from hardship or from bitter toil,...
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The Works of Theodore Roosevelt: The strenuous life

Theodore Roosevelt - 1901
...Grant, men who pre-eminently and distinctly embody all that is most American in the American character, I wish to preach, not the doctrine of ignoble ease,...desires mere easy peace, but to the man who does not shrink from danger, from hardship, or from bitter toil, and who out of these wins the splendid ultimate...
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Life of William McKinley, Our Martyred President: With Short Biographies of ...

Samuel Fallows - 1901 - 441 pages
...Grant, men who preeminently and distinctly embody all that is most American in the American character, I wish to preach not the doctrine of ignoble ease...desires mere easy peace but to the man who does not shrink from danger, from hardship, or from bitter toil, and who out of these wins the splendid ultimate...
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Theodore Roosevelt, Twenty-sixth President of the United States: A Typical ...

Charles Eugene Banks, Le Roy Armstrong - 1901 - 413 pages
...Grant, men who preeminently and distinctly embody all that is most American in the American character, I wish to preach, not the doctrine of ignoble ease,...desires mere easy peace, but to the man who does not shrink from danger, from hardship or from bitter toil, and who out of these wins the splendid ultimate...
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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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Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Volume 45

Charles Dudley Warner, Hamilton Wright Mabie, Lucia Isabella Gilbert Runkle, George Henry Warner - 1902
...quotation perhaps gives the key to the sentiment which runs through the book: <( I wish," says the author, "to preach that highest form of success which comes,...desires mere easy peace, but to the man who does not shrink from danger, from hardship, or from bitter toil, and who, out of these, wins the splendid ultimate...
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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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The Life of Theodore Roosevelt: Twenty-fifth President of the United States

Murat Halstead - 1902 - 369 pages
...Grant, men who preeminently and distinctly embody all that is most American in the American character, I wish to preach, not 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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