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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 Columbia Dictionary of Quotations

Robert Andrews - 1993 - 1092 pages
...Muscle Lond," book review, in Boston C/obe(27|an. 1991; repr. m Sex, An, and American Culture, 1992). 6 I wish to preach, not the doctrine of ignoble ease, but the doctrine of the strenuous life. THEODORE ROOSEVELT (1858-1919), US Republican (later Progressive) politician, president. Speech, ID...
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The World Almanac of Presidential Quotations: Quotations from America's ...

Elizabeth Frost-Knappman - 1993 - 282 pages
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The Cultivation of Hatred: The Bourgeois Experience: Victoria to Freud

Peter Gay - 1994 - 716 pages
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God in the Stadium: Sports and Religion in America

Robert J. Higgs
...delivered before the Hamilton Club of Chicago on 10 April 1899. "I wish to preach," he told his audience, "not the doctrine of ignoble ease, but the doctrine...to preach that highest form of success which comes ... to the man who does not shrink from danger, from hardship, or from bitter toil, and who out of...
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American Vistas: 1877 to the present

Leonard Dinnerstein, Kenneth T. Jackson - 1995 - 337 pages
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John Dos Passos: U.S.A. (LOA #85): The 42nd Parallel / 1919 / The Big Money

John Dos Passos - 1996 - 1288 pages
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Facing Facts: Realism in American Thought and Culture, 1850-1920

David E. Shi - 1996 - 394 pages
...Theodore Roosevelt. In 1899, as governor of New York, he told the Hamilton Club in Chicago that he wished "to preach, not the doctrine of ignoble ease, but...the life of toil and effort, of labor and strife." He expressed a sovereign contempt for the "timid man, the lazy man, the man who distrusts his country,...
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John Dos Passos: U.S.A. (LOA #85): The 42nd Parallel / 1919 / The Big Money

John Dos Passos - 1996 - 1288 pages
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Sage Advice

Lois Kerr - 1996 - 256 pages
...the lumberyard, work in the office and in the press. KAHLIL GIBRAN Spiritual Sayings of Kahlil Gibran I wish to preach not the doctrine of ignoble ease, but the doctrine of the strenuous life. THEODORE ROOSEVELT speech, 1899 I propose to tell you the secret of life as I have seen the game played,...
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The Oxford Dictionary of Political Quotations

Ed. Jay - 1996 - 515 pages
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