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" We do not admire the man of timid peace. We admire the man who embodies victorious effort; the man who never wrongs his neighbor, who is prompt to help a friend, but who has those virile qualities necessary to win in the stern strife of actual life. "
Theodore Roosevelt, Twenty-sixth President of the United States: A Typical ... - Page 316
by Charles Eugene Banks, Le Roy Armstrong - 1901 - 413 pages
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THE IDEALS OF THEODORE ROOSEVELT

EDWARD H. COTTON - 1923
...victorious effort; the man who never wrongs his neighbor; who is prompt to help a friend, but who has also those virile qualities necessary to win in the stern strife of actual life. r—THE STRENUOUS LIFE. CHAPTER XIV HIS FRIENDSHIPS Mr. Roosevelt was a person of vividly contrasted...
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The Ideals of Theodore Roosevelt

Edward Howe Cotton - 1923 - 329 pages
...victorious effort; the man who never wrongs his neighbor; who is prompt to help a friend, but who has also those virile qualities necessary to win in the stern strife of actual life. •• — THE STRENUOUS LIFE. CHAPTER XIV HIS FRIENDSHIPS Mr. Roosevelt was a person of vividly contrasted...
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New Essays on The Red Badge of Courage

Lee Clark Mitchell, Emory Elliot, Mitchell Lee Clark - 1986 - 150 pages
...in the blood of our fathers" and called on his own generation to follow their example by embodying "those virile qualities necessary to win in the stern strife of actual life." The Civil War, he argued, placed "the mighty American republic once more as a helmeted queen among...
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Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations

Suzy Platt - 1993 - 520 pages
...and His Career, p. 72 (1904). Hubbard states that this was a favorite saying of Rockefeller's. 589 It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed. THEODORE ROOSEVELT, governor of New York, speech before the Hamilton Club, Chicago, Illinois, April...
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World Civilization: A Brief History

Robin W. Winks - 1993 - 575 pages
...American mood as well. In war alone, said Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919), could individuals "acquire those virile qualities necessary to win in the stern strife of actual life." We must take these quotations with a sense of the parodox that is inherent in humankind. Bagehot's...
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American Culture: An Anthology of Civilization Texts

Anders Breidlid, Fredrik C. Brøgger, Oyvind T. Gulliksen, Torbjorn Sirevag - 1996 - 404 pages
...hardship, or from bitter toil, and who out of these wins the splendid ultimate triumph. A life of slothful ease, a life of that peace which springs merely from...succeed. In this life we get nothing save by effort. A mere life of ease is not in the end a very satisfactory life, and, above all, it is a life which...
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The Rise of the Imperial Self: America's Culture Wars in Augustinian Perspective

Ronald William Dworkin - 1996 - 249 pages
...or from bitter toil, and who out of these wins the splendid ultimate triumph.25 Roosevelt continues, We do not admire the man of timid peace. We admire...qualities necessary to win in the stern strife of actual life.26 Roosevelt made these remarks in support of virtues such as helpfulness and good neighborliness,...
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Cooperative Service Through Consolidations, Mergers, and Contracts: Making ...

Jack W. Snook, Jeffrey D. Johnson - 1997 - 186 pages
...Consolidate Administration LXI 1 8 Agreement for Joint Services LXV List of Contacts LXIX Introduction "It is hard to fail. But it is worse never to have tried to succeed. In this life we <]et nothing save by effort." -Theodore Roosevelt Over ten years ago, it became apparent that three...
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Writing Out of Place: Regionalism, Women, and American Literary Culture

Judith Fetterley, Marjorie Pryse - 2003 - 422 pages
..."we do not admire the man of timid peace" but rather "the man who embodies victorious effort," one "who has those virile qualities necessary to win in the stern strife of actual life" (13). Roosevelt's nation is not comprised of "weaklings" (18) like Sant Bowden, who was unable to enlist...
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The Wisdom of Theodore Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt - 2003 - 192 pages
...what I was trying to preach, instead of the heading I actually did use. Autobiography, 1913 Success It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed. "The Strenuous Life," address before the Hamilton Club at Chicago, Illinois, April 10, 1899 There are...
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