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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 Voices in American Studies

Mid-America Conference on Literature, History, Popular Culture and Folklore, Purdue University, 1965 - 1966 - 165 pages
...pre-Presidential fame. The essence of what Roosevelt said was: ... I wish to preach, not the doctrine ol ignoble ease, but the doctrine of the strenuous life,...to preach that highest form of success which comes ... to the man who does not shrink from danger, from hardship, or from bitter toil . . . No one will...
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Dictionary of Military and Naval Quotations

Robert Debs Heinl - 1966 - 367 pages
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Hard Travellin': The Hobo and His History

Kenneth Allsop - 1967 - 448 pages
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The Making of a Publisher: A Life in the 20th Century Book Revolution

Victor Weybright - 1967 - 360 pages
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The Home Book of American Quotations

Bruce Bohle - 1967 - 512 pages
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Dictionary of Quotations

Bergen Evans - 1968 - 2029 pages
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Issues of American Public Policy

John H. Bunzel - 1968 - 372 pages
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Dimensions of Physical Education

Charles Augustus Bucher - 1969 - 333 pages
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Improvement Era, Volume 5, Issue 1

1901
...strenuous life, thus repeating the admonition of ages given in both Bible and profane history. He said: "I wish to preach, not the doctrine of ignoble ease,...strife; to preach that highest form of success which conies not to the man who desires mere easy peace, but to the man who does not shirk from hardship...
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