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" We can not sit huddled within our own borders and avow ourselves merely an assemblage of wellto-do hucksters who care nothing for what happens beyond. Such a policy would defeat even its own end ; for as the nations grow to have ever wider and wider interests,... "
The Works of Theodore Roosevelt: The strenuous life - Page 4
by Theodore Roosevelt - 1901
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Public Papers of Governor

New York (State). Governor - 1899
...there were yet other and even loftier duties — duties to the nation and duties to the race. We cannot sit huddled within our own borders and avow ourselves...happens beyond. Such a policy would defeat even its own ends; for as the nations grow to have ever wider and wider interests and are brought into closer and...
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Public Papers of Theodore Roosevelt, Governor, 1899[-1900], Volume 1

New York (State). Governor (1899-1901 : Roosevelt), Theodore Roosevelt - 1899
...loftier duties — duties to the nation and duties to the race. We cannot sit huddled within our'own borders and avow ourselves merely an assemblage of...happens beyond. Such a policy would defeat even its own ends; for as the nations grow to have ever wider and wider interests and are brought into closer and...
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The Life of Theodore Roosevelt: Twenty-fifth President of the United States

Murat Halstead - 1902 - 369 pages
...the strong men who toil for wealth with brain or hand ; for great is the debt of the nation to those and their kind. But our debt is yet greater to the...happens beyond. Such a policy would defeat even its own ends ; for as the nations grow to have ever wider and wider interests and are brought into closer and...
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Theodore Roosevelt: The Citizen

Jacob August Riis - 1904 - 471 pages
...memory, and the other leaves neither." " We are strong men and we intend to do our duty." " We cannot sit huddled within our own borders and avow ourselves...happens beyond. Such a policy would defeat even its own ends; for as the nations grow to have ever wider and wider interests and are brought into closer and...
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Theodore Roosevelt, the Citizen

Jacob August Riis - 1904 - 471 pages
...memory, and the other leaves neither." " We are strong men and we intend to do our duty." " We cannot sit huddled within our own borders and avow ourselves...happens beyond. Such a policy would defeat even its own ends; for as the nations grow to have ever wider and wider interests and are brought into closer and...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 200

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - 1904
...circumstances have enabled him to impress it on his party. So early as 1899 he said : — 'We cannot lie huddled within our own borders and avow ourselves...care nothing for what happens beyond. Such a policy wonld defeat even its own end; for, as the nations grow to have ever wider and wider interests, and...
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Roosevelt's Writings: Selections from the Writings of Theodore Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt - 1920 - 365 pages
...— duties to the nation and duties to the race. We cannot sit huddled within our own borders and 10 avow ourselves merely an assemblage of well-to-do...closer and closer contact, if we are to hold our own is in the struggle for naval and commercial supremacy, we must build up our power without our own borders....
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Roosevelt, the Happy Warrior

Bradley Gilman - 1921 - 376 pages
...the strong men who toil for wealth with brain or hand ; for great is the debt of the nation to those and their kind. But our debt is yet greater to the...happens beyond. Such a policy would defeat even its own ends ; for as the nations grow to have ever wider and wider interests and are brought into closer and...
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The Twentieth Century, Volume 56

1904
...these facts to the United States. Several years ago he put the case boldly : We cannot be htiddled within our own borders and avow ourselves merely an...hucksters, who care nothing for what happens beyond. Snch a policy wonld defeat even its own end ; for as the nations grow to have ever wider and wider...
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Velvet on Iron: The Diplomacy of Theodore Roosevelt

Frederick W. Marks - 1982 - 264 pages
...beckoning them to the manly fray. They must not "sit huddled" within their borders or avow themselves "merely an assemblage of well-to-do hucksters who care nothing for what happens beyond." With the frontier movement at an end in the United States, they must build an isthmian canal and "grasp...
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