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" I wish to preach, not the doctrine of ignoble ease, but the doctrine of the strenuous life... "
The Americanism of Theodore Roosevelt - Page 239
1923
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American Boys' Life of Theodore Roosevelt

Edward Stratemeyer - 1904 - 311 pages
...has stood for something definite, and is much in use. In part Mr. Roosevelt spoke as follows : — "I wish to preach, not the doctrine of ignoble ease,...desires mere easy peace, but to the man who does not shirk from danger, from hardship, or from bitter toil, and who out of these wins the splendid ultimate...
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Theodore Roosevelt: The Citizen

Jacob August Riis - 1904 - 471 pages
..." it is hard to fail, but worse never to have tried to succeed." A battle for him who strives for " that highest form of success which comes, not to the man who desires mere easy peace, but to him who does not shrink from danger, from hardship or from bitter toil, and who out of these wins the...
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Theodore Roosevelt, the Citizen

Jacob August Riis - 1904 - 471 pages
...his speech to the Hamilton Club, in Chicago, in 1899. This was the sentence in which it occurred : " I wish to preach, not the doctrine of ignoble ease, but the doctrine of the strenuous life, the ilife of toil and effort, of labor and strife; to preach that highest form of success which comes,...
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Theodore Roosevelt, the Citizen

Jacob August Riis - 1904 - 471 pages
..." it is hard to fail, but worse never to have tried to succeed." A battle for him who strives for " that highest form of success which comes, not to the man who desires mere easy peace, but to him who does not shrink from danger, from hardship or from bitter toil, and who out of these wins the...
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The S W P., Volumes 8-9

1906
...the satisfaction they are giving. The Birmingham Convention of Master House Painters and Decorators. "I wish to preach, not the doctrine of ignoble ease...but to the man who does not shrink from danger, from hardships, or from bitter toil and who out of these wins the splendid ultimate triumph." — THEODORE...
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The Scrap Book, Volume 1

1906
...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 the etrenuous life — the life of toil and effort, of labor and strife ; to preach that highest form of...
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Stokes' Encyclopedia of Familiar Quotations: Containing Five Thousand ...

1906 - 763 pages
...know, Nor tamper with the weights of good and ill, TOM TAYLOR, Abraham Lincoln, st, 9 Strenuous, — I wish to preach, not the doctrine of ignoble ease, but the doctrme of the strenuous life, the life of toil and effort, of labour and strife; to preach that highest...
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Theodore Roosevelt, the Boy and the Man

James Morgan - 1907 - 324 pages
...strenuous life" in the tropics. — Inspiring the men on the canal with a new patriotic determination. "I WISH to preach, not the doctrine of ignoble ease,...of toil and effort, of labor and strife; to preach the highest form of success, which comes, not to the man who desires mere easy peace, but to the man...
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Theodore Roosevelt, the Boy and the Man

James Morgan - 1907 - 324 pages
...strenuous life" in the tropics. — Inspiring the men on the canal with a new patriotic determination. " I WISH to preach, not the doctrine of ignoble ease,...of toil and effort, of labor and strife; to preach the highest form of success, which comes, not to the man who desires mere easy peace, but to the man...
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The Philosophy of Friedrich Nietzsche

Henry Louis Mencken - 1908 - 325 pages
...powerful statement of the dionysian philosophy ever made by anyone. " I wish to preach," it begins, " not the doctrine of ignoble ease, but the doctrine...of toil and effort, of labor and strife: to preach the highest form of success which comes, not to the man who desires mere easy peace, but to the man...
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