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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 Works of Theodore Roosevelt: The strenuous life - Page 6
by Theodore Roosevelt - 1901
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Public Papers of Governor

New York (State). Governor - 1899
...above all, it is a life which ultimately unfits those who follow it for serious work in the world. As it is with the individual, so it is with the nation....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
...above all, it is a life which ultimately unfits those who follow it for serious work in the world. As it is with the individual, so it is with the nation....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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Modern Eloquence: Occasional addresses

1900
...and above all it is a life which ultimately unfits those who follow it for serious work in the world. As it is with the individual so it is with the nation....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
...above all, it is a life which ultimately unfits those who follow it for serious work in the world. " As it is with the individual, so it is with the nation....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
...ultimately unfits those who follow it for serious work in the world. NATION WITH GLORIOUS HISTORY. "As it is with the individual so it is with the nation....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
...above all, it is a life which ultimately unfits those who follow it for serious work in the world. "As it is with the individual, so it is with the nation....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
...and above all it is a life which ultimately unfits those who follow it for serious work in the world. As it is with the individual, so it is with the nation....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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Great Speeches and how to Make Them

Grenville Kleiser - 1911 - 391 pages
...speaks of "the fear of maternity, the haunting terror of the young wife of the present day." YvTien such words can be truthfully written of a 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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