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" There is a homely old adage which runs: "Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far." If the American nation will speak softly, and yet build, and keep at a pitch of the highest training, a thoroughly efficient navy, the Monroe Doctrine will... "
The Works of Theodore Roosevelt: The strenuous life - Page 226
by Theodore Roosevelt - 1901
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Life of William McKinley, Our Martyred President: With Short Biographies of ...

Samuel Fallows - 1901 - 441 pages
...opportunities that present themselves. But we may be certain of one thing: whether we wish it or not, we cannot avoid hereafter having duties to do in the face of...and carry a big stick — you will go far.' If a man contmually blusters, if he lacks civility, a big stick will not save him from trouble; and neither...
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The Ideal City, Issue 67

Cosimo Noto - 1903 - 377 pages
...superheated Dewey, but afterward, in advising our citizens, said : 'There is a homely old adage which runs, "speak softly and carry a big stick, you will go far." If the American nation will speak softly, and yet build and keep at a pitch of the highest training a...
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Addresses and Presidential Messages of Theodore Roosevelt, 1902-1904

Theodore Roosevelt - 1904 - 485 pages
...called to the proof to be unable to make such boasting good. There is a homely old adage which runs: "Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far." If the American nation will speak softly, and yet build, and keep at a pitch of the highest training,...
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A Compilation of the Messages and Speeches of Theodore Roosevelt ..., Volume 1

Theodore Roosevelt - 1906
...hurt other people's feelings upon any question of our foreign policy. Let me quote again my favorite proverb: "Speak softly and carry a big stick ; you will go far." Remember that this country wants peace ; we are honorable, desirous of peace with all the nations of...
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A Compilation of the Messages and Speeches of Theodore Roosevelt ..., Volume 1

Theodore Roosevelt - 1906
...called to the proof to be unable to make such boasting good. There is a homely old adage which runs: "Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far." If the American Nation will speak softly, and yet build, and keep at a pitch of the highest training,...
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Theodore Roosevelt, the Boy and the Man

James Morgan - 1907 - 324 pages
...peace, one of the noblest achievements of American diplomacy. "THERE is a homely old adage which runs, 'Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.' If the American nation will speak softly, and yet build and keep at a pitch of the highest training a...
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Theodore Roosevelt : the Boy and the Man

James Morgan - 1907 - 324 pages
...peace, one of the noblest achievements of American diplomacy. "THERE is a homely old adage which runs, 'Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.' If the American nation will speak softly, and yet build and keep at a pitch of the highest training a...
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People and Problems: A Collection of Addresses and Editorials

Fabian Franklin - 1908 - 344 pages
...Power whose interest it may ever happen to be to violate it. There is a homely old adage which runs : " Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far." If the American nation will speak softly, and yet build, and keep at a pitch of the highest training a...
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Roosevelt Among the People: Being an Account of the Fourteen Thousand Mile ...

Addison Charles Thomas - 1910 - 314 pages
...called to the proof to be unable to make such boasting good. There is a homely old adage which runs : "Speak softly and carry a big stick ; you will go far." If the American Nation will speak softly, and yet build, and keep at a pitch of the highest training,...
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The Real Roosevelt, His Forceful and Fearless Utterances on Various Subjects

Theodore Roosevelt - 1910 - 202 pages
...called to the proof to be unable to make such boasting good. There is a homely old adage which runs: "Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far." If the American nation will speak softly, and yet build, and keep at a pitch of the highest training,...
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