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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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Mike Leibig Traveling in Disguise

Michael T. Leibig - 2003 - 116 pages
...read to me, alone. That was a once in your life event. He read from Roosevelt's The Strenuous Life: 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 mere easy peace, but to the man...
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Ends and Odds: Eight New Dramatic Pieces

Peter H. Gibbon, Samuel Beckett - 1976 - 128 pages
...faithful to his wife, devoted to his children. And in a famous speech in Chicago he offered his credo: "I wish to preach not the doctrine of ignoble ease but the doctrine of the strenuous life." Unlike many contemporary politicians, he did not hire pollsters and speechwriters or spend time with...
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Screens of Wisdom: 1000 Quotations Desk Reference

Steve K. Porter - 2003 - 232 pages
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The Progressive Era's Health Reform Movement: A Historical Dictionary

Ruth Clifford Engs - 2003 - 419 pages
...first presented the concept in a speech at the Hamilton Club in Chicago in April 1899. He considered "the strenuous life, the life of toil and effort, of labor and strife." He argued that a "healthy state can exist only when Sunday, William "Billy" Ashley 326 the men and...
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The Gilded Age Construction of Modern American Homophobia

Jay Hatheway - 2003 - 232 pages
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I Rose Like a Rocket: The Political Education of Theodore Roosevelt

Paul Grondahl - 2004 - 448 pages
...the Century Company a book titled The Strenuous Life: Essays and Addresses. The title piece begins, I wish to preach not the doctrine of ignoble ease,...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 bitter toil, and...
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Lines on the Land: Writers, Art, and the National Parks

Scott Herring - 2004 - 199 pages
...national virility and greatness" (149). As Roosevelt told a group of Chicago club members in 1899, "I wish to preach, not the doctrine of ignoble ease,...the life of toil and effort, of labor and strife" ("Strenuous Life" 184). The heralded prosperity of the new century threatened a fatal softness. "The...
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Notes on Life and Letters

Joseph Conrad - 2004 - 447 pages
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Theodore Roosevelt The Boy And The Man

James Morgan - 2004 - 384 pages
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Moving Pictures: American Art and Early Film, 1880-1910

Nancy Mowll Mathews, Professor Nancy Mowll Mathews, Charles Musser, Marta Braun - 2005 - 192 pages
...Theodore Roosevelt. In his famous speech of April 1899, he laid out the principle that united them: "I wish to preach, not the doctrine of ignoble ease,...strenuous life. The life of toil and effort, of labor gold strife; to preach that highest form of success which comes, not to the man who desires mere easy...
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