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" Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat. "
Theodore Roosevelt, Twenty-sixth President of the United States: A Typical ... - Page 317
by Charles Eugene Banks, Le Roy Armstrong - 1901 - 413 pages
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Politics, Inc.: Principle, Not Profit: Why We Need Statesmen, Not Career ...

John Cox - 2006 - 224 pages
...THIS MUDDLED WORLD A BETTER PLACE FOR THOSE WHO WILL LIVE IN IT AFTER WE ARE GONE? WINSTON CHURCHILL FAR BETTER IT IS TO DARE MIGHTY THINGS, TO WIN GLORIOUS...TRIUMPHS, EVEN THOUGH CHECKERED BY FAILURE... THAN TO RANK WITH THOSE POOR SPIRITS WHO NEITHER ENJOY NOR SUFFER MUCH, BECAUSE THEY LIVE IN A GRAY TWILIGHT...
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Spoiling for a Fight: The Rise of Eliot Spitzer

Brooke A. Masters - 2006 - 353 pages
...with a warning about the difficulties ahead and a quote from Theodore Roosevelt: "Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure . . . than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight...
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Wisdom for the Soul: Five Millennia of Prescriptions for Spiritual Healing

Larry Chang - 2006 - 817 pages
...idea that isn't risky is hardly worth calling an idea. ~ Oscar Wilde, 1856-1900 ~ Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure . . . than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight...
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Spoiling for a Fight: The Rise of Eliot Spitzer

Brooke A. Masters - 2006 - 353 pages
...with a warning about the difficulties ahead and a quote from Theodore Roosevelt: "Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure . . . than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight...
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Honorbound

John K. Potter - 2006 - 364 pages
...quoting a man, I think he was one of your presidents, Theodore Roosevelt?" Alex nodded. "He would say, 'Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs even thought checkered with failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor...
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The Gratitude Attitude: A Gift Within Your Grasp

J. Carl Newell - 2007 - 196 pages
...bull when you are scared is nothing. But to fight a bull when you are scared is something. — Unknown Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious...because they live in the gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat. — Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919) 26th President of the United States He who...
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The Portable Writer's Conference: Your Guide to Getting Published

Stephen Blake Mettee - 2007 - 426 pages
...advice for you. In a rousing speech Roosevelt gave before Chicago's Hamilton Club in 1890, he said, "Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious...because they live in the gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat." If you find yourself shoulder to shoulder with Roosevelt's "poor spirits,"...
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The View from the Helm: Leading the American University during an Era of Change

James J. Duderstadt - 2009 - 424 pages
...criticized for being too visionary, perhaps too far ahead of the faculty. But as Theodore Roosevelt stated, "Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious...enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the grey twilight that knows not victory nor defeat."6 My presidential leadership style proved capable...
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Play 'Red Wing'!: A Family's Odyssey Through Europe and the Old West

Stan Welli - 2007 - 388 pages
...without realizing it, they followed the counsel of a man who would become our twenty-sixth president. "Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious...poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, became they live in the gray twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat." Theodore Roosevelt, April...
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Tales of People Who Get It

Avil Beckford - 2007 - 232 pages
...make it work, I severed the relationships without giving them the chance. -FAVOURITE QUOTE- I like "Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious...take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy or suffer much because, they live in the gray twilight that knows not neither victory nor defeat" by...
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