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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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Immortal Speeches

Harshvardhan Dutt - 2005 - 135 pages
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Ragging it: Getting Ragtime Into History (and Some History Into Ragtime)

H. Loring White - 2005 - 419 pages
...Theodore Roosevelt, who had first used the phrase in an 1899 speech when he was Governor of New York ("I wish to preach, not the doctrine of ignoble ease, but the doctrine of the strenuous life...") Reprinting had made the phrase a byword, evoking a dynamic president. Six other composers followed...
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Business Power: A Practical Manual in Financial Ability

Frank Channing Haddock - 2006 - 580 pages
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Lost Battalions: The Great War and the Crisis of American Nationality

Richard Slotkin - 2006 - 639 pages
...of power and to assert broad national and public interests in the political arena. To them he would "preach not the doctrine of ignoble ease, but the...of the strenuous life, the life of toil and effort, labor and strife." They must recover the virility and warrior spirit that had belonged to their "fathers,"...
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HNAI Dallas Signature Auction Catalog

Ivy Press - 2006
...summarizes Roosevelt's beliefs: I WISH TO PREACH NOT TO THE DOCTRINE OF IGNOBLE EASE BUT THE DOCTRINE OF STRENUOUS LIFE, THE LIFE OF TOIL AND EFFORT, OF LABOR...AND STRIFE; TO PREACH THAT HIGHEST FORM OF SUCCESS THAT COMES, NOT TO THE MAN WHO DESIRES MERE EASE AND PEACE, BUT TO HIM WHO DOES NOT SHRINK FROM DANGER,...
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The Quote Verifier: Who Said What, Where, and When

Ralph Keyes - 2007 - 416 pages
...Square deal was a gambling term TR may have picked up while cowboying out west. Roosevelt did originate "I wish to preach, not the doctrine of ignoble ease, but the doctrine of the strenuous life," which was part of a sentence he used in an 1899 speech. Several years later, Roosevelt said during...
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The Yale Book of Quotations

Fred R. Shapiro - 2006 - 1067 pages
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Lion in the White House: A Life of Theodore Roosevelt

A da DiPace Donald - 2007 - 287 pages
...Grant, men who preeminently and distinctly embody all that is most American in the American character, 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 from bitter toil,...
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名人這麼說: 雋永英語名言

馬西亞 - 2007 - 471 pages
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American Sayings - Famous Phrases, Slogans and Aphorisms

Henry F. Woods - 2007 - 324 pages
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