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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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New Outlook, Volume 130

1922
...theory. Bowed by the weight of centuries, he leans upon his hoe. Laugh and the world laughs with you. I wish to preach not the doctrine of ignoble ease, but the doctrine of the strenuous life. The gods are growing old. An irrepressible conflict between opposing and enduring forces. "I must rescue...
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Public Papers of Governor

New York (State). Governor - 1899
...Grant, men who pre-eminently 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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Public Papers of Theodore Roosevelt, Governor, 1899[-1900], Volume 1

New York (State). Governor (1899-1901 : Roosevelt), Theodore Roosevelt - 1899
...Grant, men who pre-eminently 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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The Life-work of William McKinley: The Brilliant Career of a Typical ...

Edward T. Roe - 1901 - 319 pages
...on April II, 1899, when he delivered his famous address, from which we quote the following: "... I preach not the doctrine of ignoble ease, but the doctrine...the life of toil and effort, of labor and strife. ... I ask only that what every self-respecting American demands from himself, and from his sons, shall...
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"Honey"

Helen Mathers - 1902 - 280 pages
...tremendously," she went on warmly. " ' I wish to preach,' he said, with snapping teeth and blazing eyes, ' not the doctrine of ignoble ease, but the doctrine...the Strenuous Life, the life of toil and effort, of labour and strife — to preach that highest form of success, which comes, not to the man who desires...
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The Life of Theodore Roosevelt: Twenty-fifth President of the United States

Murat Halstead - 1902 - 369 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, but the doctrine of strenuous life ; the life of toil and effort ; of labor and strife ; to preach that highest form of...
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The Building Laws of Human Character; Or, Every Man's Monitor ...

1903 - 163 pages
...the utmost happiness from it may not twine about it roses of fancy and hide the most of its thorns. I wish to preach, not the doctrine of ignoble ease,...desires mere easy peace, but to the man who does not shirk from hardship, or from bitter toil, and who, out of these, wins the splendid, ultimate triumph....
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Appleton's Magazine

1903
...preaching in season and out, by word and by deed, the gospel of earnest effort : "I wish to preach the highest form of success which comes not to the man who desires easy peace, but to the man who does not shrink from danger, from hardship, or from bitter toil. . ....
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THEODORE ROOSEVELT THE CITIZENS

JACOB A. RIIS - 1904
...his speech to the Hamilton Club, in Chicago, in 1899. This was the sentence in which it occurred: " I wish to preach, not the doctrine of ignoble ease,...but to the man who does not shrink from danger, from hardships, or from bitter toil, and who out of these wins the splendid ultimate triumph," On practical...
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Theodore Roosevelt, the Citizen

Jacob August Riis - 1904 - 471 pages
...his speech to the Hamilton Club, in Chicago, in 1899. This was the sentence in which it occurred : " I wish to preach, not the doctrine of ignoble ease,...easy peace, but to the man who does not shrink from a H en H < g u ••< X CO 5 gl < H > a CO I p H danger, from hardships, or from bitter toil,...
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