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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 Historical Register ... Illustrated with Portrait Plates

1922
...Theodore Roosevelt died January 6th, 1919. He expounded his own rule and doctrine of life when he wrote: "I wish to preach not the doctrine of ignoble ease,...success which comes, not to the man who desires mere ease and peace, but to the man who does not shrink from danger, from hardship, or from bitter toil,...
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The Outlook, Volume 130

1922
...theory. Bowed by the weight of centuries, he leans upon his hoe. Laugh and the world laughs with you. I wish to preach not the doctrine of ignoble ease, but the doctrine of the strenuous life. The gods are growing old. An irrepressible conflict between opposing and enduring forces. "I must rescue...
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HOYT'S NEW CYCLOPEDIA OF PRACTICAL QUOTATIONS

KATE LOUISE ROBERTS - 1922
...Grant, men who preeminently and distinctly embody all that is most American in the American character, nton tops do buss the clouds. Troilus and Cressida. Act IV. Sc. 5. L. 220. 10 I bring fres ROOSEVELT. At Appomattox Day celebration of the Hamilton Club of Chicago. April 10, 1899. n This life...
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The Ideals of Theodore Roosevelt

Edward Howe Cotton - 1923 - 329 pages
...Vigor of Life," as better describing what he meant. With what grand rhythm and high aim it begins! "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 more 219 easy peace, but to the...
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THE IDEALS OF THEODORE ROOSEVELT

EDWARD H. COTTON - 1923
...Vigor of Life," as better describing what he meant. With what grand rhythm and high aim it begins! "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 more easy peace, but to the man...
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Locomotive Engineers Journal, Volume 35

1901
...Roosevelt himself in the following terse paragraph: I wish to preach, not the doctrine of ifjnoble ease, but the doctrine of the strenuous life; the...desires mere easy peace, but to the man who does not shirk from hardship, or from bitter toil, and who, out of these, wins the splendid, ultimate triumph....
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Final Report Relating to a Celebration of the Hundredth Anniversary of the ...

Theodore Roosevelt Centennial Commission - 1959 - 219 pages
...backward today toward a gigantic figure who, once upon a time, dwelt and labored among us, who preached not the doctrine of ignoble ease, but the doctrine...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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New Voices in American Studies

Mid-America Conference on Literature, History, Popular Culture and Folklore, Purdue University, 1965 - 1966 - 165 pages
...pre-Presidential fame. The essence of what Roosevelt said was: ... I wish to preach, not the doctrine ol ignoble ease, but the doctrine of the strenuous life,...to preach that highest form of success which comes ... to the man who does not shrink from danger, from hardship, or from bitter toil . . . No one will...
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Improvement Era, Volume 5, Issue 1

1901
...strenuous life, thus repeating the admonition of ages given in both Bible and profane history. He said: "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 shirk from hardship...
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Sierra Club Bulletin

Sierra Club - 1919
...activities that would have taxed the strength of half a dozen men? "I wish to preach," he wrote years ago, "not the doctrine of ignoble ease, but the doctrine...highest form of success which comes not to the man who desjres mere easy peace, but to the man who does not shrink from danger, from hardship, or from bitter...
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