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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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A Crash Course In Marketing: Low Cost Marketing Strategies That Will Double ...

David H. Bangs, Andi Axman - 2000 - 224 pages
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William L. Price: Arts and Crafts to Modern Design

George E. Thomas - 2000 - 362 pages
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Charles W. Chesnutt: Essays and Speeches

Joseph R. McElrath, Jr., Robert C. Leitz, Jesse S. Crisler - 2001 - 636 pages
...used the signature term "strenuous life" in a speech before Chicago's Hamilton Club on 10 April 1899: "I wish to preach, not the doctrine of ignoble ease, but the doctrine of the strenuous life." 2Newton Diehl Baker (1871-1937), the son of an antiracist Confederate physician and progressive Democrat,...
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Collins Quotation Finder

2001 - 829 pages
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The Simple Life: Plain Living and High Thinking in American Culture

David E. Shi - 2001 - 332 pages
...great, fighting, masterful virtues." Roosevelt believed that Americans needed to adopt what he called "the doctrine of the strenuous life, the life of toil and effort, of labor and strife," which he deemed necessary as an antidote both to the "mere money-getting American" and to "the over-civilized...
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Snowshoe Routes: Colorado's Front Range

Alan Apt - 2001 - 235 pages
...under avalanche zones and becomes unsafe to travel unless the snow is very thin or very stable. 194 / wish to preach not the doctrine of ignoble ease, but the doctrine of the strenuous life. President Theodore Roosevelt, speech before the Hamilton Club ( 1899) /•/ Kenosha Pass at 10,000...
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Commodore Ellsworth P. Bertholf: First Commandant of the Coast Guard

C. Douglas Kroll - 2002 - 160 pages
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The 1900s

Bob Batchelor - 2002 - 258 pages
...also to hard work and strife. In 1899 Roosevelt outlined his thoughts at a speech given in Chicago: the life of toil and effort; of labor and strife;...of success which comes, not to the man who desires more easy peace, but to the man who does not shrink from danger, from hardship or from bitter toil,...
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The Partly Cloudy Patriot

Sarah Vowell - 2002 - 197 pages
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American Presidents' Wit and Wisdom: A Book of Quotations

Joslyn T. Pine - 2002 - 136 pages
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