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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 American West, as Seen by Europeans and Americans

Michael P. Malone - 1989 - 445 pages
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The Concise Columbia Dictionary of Quotations

Robert Andrews - 1989 - 343 pages
...Exertion There's no taking trout with dry breeches. Miguel de Cervantes (1547-1616) Spanish author I wish to preach, not the doctrine of ignoble ease, but the doctrine of the strenuous life. Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919) American president Existence A man said to the universe: "Sir, I exist!"...
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Poor Richard's Legacy: American Business Values from Benjamin Franklin to ...

Peter Baida - 1990 - 360 pages
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Staking a Claim: Jake Simmons and the Making of an African-American Oil Dynasty

Jonathan D. Greenberg - 1990 - 311 pages
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The True and Only Heaven: Progress and Its Critics

Christopher Lasch - 1991 - 591 pages
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The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

Angela Partington - 1992 - 1061 pages
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Called from Within: Early Women Lawyers of Hawai?i

Mari J. Matsuda - 1992 - 344 pages
...in the quotation from Theodore Roosevelt that was engraved over the door of Roosevelt High School: "I wish to preach, not the doctrine of ignoble ease, but the doctrine of the strenuous life." As Alana engaged in the "strenuous life," she often told her brother Livingston that he would never...
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Theodore Roosevelt

Nathan Miller - 1994 - 640 pages
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The Great American Bathroom Book (GABB)

Stevens B. Anderson - 1992 - 606 pages
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The Cultivation of Hatred

Peter Gay - 1993 - 685 pages
...demands, in the United States, in Germany, and elsewhere. "I wish to preach," said Theodore Roosevelt, "not the doctrine of ignoble ease, but the doctrine...the life of toil and effort, of labor and strife." In a book on the soul and body of the child, one French writer, Dr. Maurice de Fleury, warned that...
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