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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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The Bright Side: Little Excursions Into the Field of Optimism

1909 - 116 pages
...If "that draft" does not arrive, Don't you fret ; you will survive ; Keep hustling. GEOEGE LOARTS. I WISH to preach not the doctrine of ignoble ease,...the life of toil and effort, of labor and strife; that highest form of success which comes, not to the man who desires mere easy peace, but to the man...
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The Bright Side: The Book of Good Cheer

1909 - 116 pages
...If "that draft" does not arrive, Don't you fret; you will survive; Keep hustling. GEORGE I.OAllTS. I WISH to preach not the doctrine of ignoble ease,...the life of toil and effort, of labor and strife; that highest form of success which comes, not to the man who desires mere easy peace, but to the man...
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The Marvelous Career of Theodore Roosevelt

1910
...Hamilton Club of Chicago in 1899. Here is the sentence which contained his dogma of the "strenuous life" : "I wish to preach, not the doctrine of ignoble ease,...strife ; to preach that highest form of success which conies, not to the man who desires mere easy peace, but to the man who does not shrink from danger,...
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The Strenuous Life Spiritual and The Submissive Life

Albert Van der Naillen - 1912 - 117 pages
...higher one, leads directly to good citizenship in the other, or in the one below. Mr. Roosevelt writes: "I wish to preach not the doctrine of ignoble ease...strife; to preach that highest form of success which conies, not to the man who desires mere easy peace, but to the man who does not shrink from danger,...
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How to Master the Spoken Word: Designed as a Self-instructor for All who ...

Edwin Gordon Lawrence - 1913 - 420 pages
...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,...the life of toil and effort, of labor and strife. — ROOSEVELT The thought here is continuous and incomplete until we come to the phrase " the doctrine...
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Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced ...

John Bartlett, Nathan Haskell Dole - 1914 - 1454 pages
...is entitled to, and less than that no man shall have. Speech. Springfield (Illinois). July 4, 1903. I wish to preach not the doctrine of ignoble ease, but the doctrine of the strenuous life. Speech be/ore the Hamilton Club, Chicago. April 10, 1899. WILLIAM WATSON. 1858Hate and mistrust are...
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Natural History, Volume 19

1919
...you, 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,...of toil and effort, of labor and strife; to preach the highest form of success which comes ... to the man who does not shrink from danger, from hardship,...
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Roosevelt's Writings: Selections from the Writings of Theodore Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt - 1920 - 365 pages
...Grant, men who preeminently and distinctly embody all that is most American in the Ameri5 can character, I wish to preach not the doctrine of ignoble ease...easy peace but to the man who does not shrink from 10 danger, from hardship, or from bitter toil, and who out of these wins the splendid ultimate triumph....
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Theme-building

Charles Henshaw Ward - 1920 - 562 pages
...men who preeminently and distinctly embody all that is most American in the American character, (2) I wish to preach, not the doctrine of ignoble ease,...the life of toil and effort, of labor and strife; (3) to preach that highest form of success which comes, not to the man who desires mere easy peace,...
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Roosevelt, the Happy Warrior

Bradley Gilman - 1921 - 376 pages
...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 strenuous life ; the life of toil and effort ; of labor and strife ; to preach that highest form of...
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