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" No man is justified in doing evil on the ground of expediency. He is bound to do all the good possible. Yet he must consider the question of expediency, in order that he may do all the good possible, for otherwise he will do none. As soon as a politician... "
The Works of Theodore Roosevelt: The strenuous life - Page 46
by Theodore Roosevelt - 1901
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Incentives for Life, Personal and Public

James Meeker Ludlow - 1902 - 320 pages
...This is always the attractive course; but in certain great crises it may be a very wrong course. . . No man is justified in doing evil on the ground of...the good possible, for otherwise he will do none." In this sentiment of our present Chief Magistrate Democratic and Republican levelheadedness reach a...
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THEODORE ROOSEVELT THE CITIZENS

JACOB A. RIIS - 1904
...itself to do so." " Morally, a pound of construction is worth a ton of destruction." ON EXPEDIENCY: " No man is justified in doing evil on the ground of...as a politician gets to the point of thinking that to be ' practical ' he has got to be base, he has become a noxious member of the body politic. That...
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Theodore Roosevelt, the Citizen

Jacob August Riis - 1904 - 471 pages
...itself to do so." " Morally, a pound of construction is worth a ton of destruction." ON EXPEDIENCY: " No man is justified in doing evil on the ground of...as a politician gets to the point of thinking that to be ' practical ' he has got to be base, he has become a noxious member of the body politic. That...
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Stokes' Encyclopedia of Familiar Quotations: Containing Five Thousand ...

1906 - 763 pages
...were not Heaven, if we knew what it were, SIR JOHN SUCKLING, Against Fruition, st, 4 Expediency, — No man is justified in doing evil on the ground of expediency, THEODORE ROOSEVELT, The Strenuous Life: Latitude and Longitude Among Reformers Experience, — Experience...
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The Marvelous Career of Theodore Roosevelt

1910
...contrasts the larger good with the demands of expediency, let us give his views regarding the latter : " No man is justified in doing evil on the ground of...as a politician gets to the point of thinking that to be practical he has got to be base, he has become a noxious member of the body politic. That species...
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Human Engineering: A Reference Book on the Dynamic Mind Fundamentals ...

Richard H. Mulliner - 1920 - 367 pages
...S. Johnson. EXEMPTION He only is exempt from failures who makes no efforts. — Whately. EXPEDIENCY No man is justified in doing evil on the ground of expediency. — Roosevelt. EXPERIENCE He is the president of a large corporation. His is the guiding mind that...
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Roosevelt's Religion

Christian Fichthorne Reisner - 1922 - 385 pages
...take care of itself." He could not "do evil that good might come." Mr. Riis records him as saying : No man is justified in doing evil on the ground of expediency. ... As soon as a politician gets to the point of thinking that to be "practical" he has got to he base,...
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Little Gems of Wisdom: Advice from Grandpa

J. D. Kroft - 2000 - 308 pages
...thousand people strike at the branches of evil, for everyone who strikes at the root of it. —Jhoreau No man is justified in doing evil on the ground of expediency. —Theodore Roosevelt Hate what is evil; cling to what is good. —Romans 12:9 Of all the evil spirits,...
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Speaking of Science

Jon Fripp, Michael Fripp, Deborah Fripp - 2000 - 241 pages
...Insufficient facts always invite danger. — Gene L. Coon and Carey Wilbur In Star Trek: Space Seed, 1 967 No man is justified in doing evil on the ground of expediency. — President Theodore Roosevelt In The Strenuous Life, 1900 Delay is preferable to error. — Thomas...
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Words For Smart Test Takers: The Tools You Need for High Scores on College ...

Mark Alan Stewart - 2001 - 272 pages
...your money in your own education is actually more expedient than investing it in the stock market. ** No man is justified in doing evil on the ground of expediency." — Theodore Roosevelt The verb form is expedite. To expedite a process is to make it more feasible,...
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