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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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Travels Through the English Sentence: Study and Practice in English Syntax

Chenliang Sheng, Eugene Hammond - 1996 - 240 pages
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Voices in the Wilderness: American Nature Writing and Environmental Politics

Daniel G. Payne - 1996 - 181 pages
...in "The Strenuous Life," a speech delivered in 1899, he argued that national greatness depended upon "the doctrine of the strenuous life, the life of toil and effort, of labor and strife" (13:319). Roosevelt felt he had overcome poor health during his childhood by applying these principles...
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Famous Lines: A Columbia Dictionary of Familiar Quotations

Robert Andrews - 1997 - 625 pages
...British rock musician. "You Can't Always Get What You Want" (song), on the album Let It Bleed (1 970). 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. The Penguin...
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Communication Consultants in Political Campaigns: Ballot Box Warriors

Robert V. Friedenberg - 1997 - 221 pages
...John Kennedy. In the introduction to his most widely quoted address, Theodore Roosevelt observed that "I wish to preach, not the doctrine of ignoble ease, but the doctrine of the strenuous life." Near the conclusion of his inaugural address, John Kennedy urged his fellow citizens to "Ask not what...
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Distribution

1997
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The Wordsworth Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - 1998 - 669 pages
...successful politician is he who says what everybody is thinking most often and in the loudest voice. 9615 1 A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man When the soul of a man is born in this country, ROREMNed 192396 1 6 The Paris Diary of Ned Rorem Quarrels in France strengthen a love affair. In America...
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Carl W. Peters: American Scene Painter from Rochester to Rockport

Richard H. Love, Carl William Peters - 1999 - 927 pages
...the opening of another, the governor of New York, Theodore Roosevelt, stated clearly that he wished "to preach, not the doctrine of ignoble ease, but the doctrine of the strenuous life."'"' In 1900 the whole American art community prepared for an event that was to spell upheaval in aesthetics:...
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Nineteen Nineteen

John Dos Passos - 2000 - 380 pages
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Wit and Wisdom of the American Presidents: A Book of Quotations

Joslyn Pine - 2000 - 74 pages
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Quotations for Public Speakers: A Historical, Literary, and Political Anthology

Robert G. Torricelli - 2001 - 302 pages
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