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" Only those are fit to live who do not fear to die; and none are fit to die who have shrunk from the joy of life and the duty of life. Both life and death are parts of the same Great Adventure. "
The Americanism of Theodore Roosevelt - Page 207
1923
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Eloquent Obsessions: Writing Cultural Criticism

Marianna Torgovnick - 1994 - 292 pages
...in the immense Roosevelt rotunda, they can read the great man's celebration of power and manliness: "Only those are fit to live who do not fear to die...shrunk from the joy of life and the duty of life. ... I want to see you game, boys. . . . Courage, hard work, self-mastery, and intelligent effort are...
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The Senator and the Sharecropper's Son: Exoneration of the Brownsville Soldiers

John Downing Weaver - 1997 - 271 pages
...wrapped up in my boys at the front, and I am not thinking in terms of New York State conditions."18 "Only those are fit to live who do not fear to die," he wrote; "and none are fit to live who have shrunk from the joy of life. Both life and death are parts...
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The Wisdom of Theodore Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt - 2003 - 192 pages
...soft hitting. Do not hit at all if it can be avoided; but never hit softly. Autobiography, 1913 Life Only those are fit to live who do not fear to die;...shrunk from the joy of life and the duty of life. "The Great Adventure," Cosmopolitan, October 1918; in The Great Adventure, 1918 Malefactors of Great...
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Theodore Roosevelt: An American Original

Janet Benge, Geoff Benge - 2004 - 203 pages
...overlooking Sagamore Hill. Soon after he died, Teddy's last book was published. In it was the passage, "Only those are fit to live who do not fear to die....and death are parts of the same Great Adventure." What an adventure it had been for Teddy Roosevelt, a true American original. Bibliography Brands, HW...
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The Haraway Reader

Donna Jeanne Haraway - 2004 - 352 pages
...essential to a successful life." Youth mirrors Nature, its pair across the room. The next stage is Manhood: "Only those are fit to live who do not fear to die...shrunk from the joy of life and the duty of life." Opposite is its spiritual pair, the State: "Aggressive fighting for the right is the noblest sport...
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Freedom Is for Those Willing to Defend It: Stories of Men in War

Helene Ensign Maw - 2002 - 240 pages
...excellent firing scores. 2 The battalion name was changed to 2 nd Battalion, 222 nd Field Artillery. ONLY THOSE ARE FIT TO LIVE WHO DO NOT FEAR TO DIE;...SHRUNK FROM THE JOY OF LIFE AND THE DUTY OF LIFE. Theodore Roosevelt, qtd. in Inscriptions of a Nation, Clint W. Ensign VIETNAM CHAPTER 10 SERGEANT ROGER...
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The Quote Verifier: Who Said What, Where, and When

Ralph Keyes - 2007 - 416 pages
...quoted by John Kennedy and many others. After his son Quentin was killed in World War I, TR wrote, "Only those are FIT to live who do not fear to die . . . ," a phrase later requisitioned by Douglas MacArthur. On the other hand, Roosevelt did not call...
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Lord, What's Next?

Edwin Silie - 2007 - 188 pages
...world remains and is immortal." Albert Pike "One man with courage makes a majority." Andrew Jackson "Only those are fit to live who do not fear to die;...and death are parts of the same Great Adventure." Theodore Roosevelt "The wonder is that even when we cannot know fully, we can love wholeheartedly."...
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Lion in the White House: A Life of Theodore Roosevelt

A da DiPace Donald - 2007 - 287 pages
...Roosevelt's life, and Edith was inconsolable. Roosevelt took up his pen to eulogize fallen soldiers: 262 Only those are fit to live who do not fear to die;...life and death are parts of the same Great Adventure. . . . Unless men are willing to fight and die for great ideals, including love of country, ideals will...
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Medora and Theodore Roosevelt National Park

Gary Leppart - 2007 - 127 pages
...County Courthouse. (Courtesy of the National Park Service.) Three THE BURNING HILLS AMPHITHEATER OnK1 those are fit to live who do not fear to die; and...are fit to die who have shrunk from the joy of life. Both life and death are parts of the same great adventure. — Theodore Roosevelt The Burning Hills...
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