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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. It... "
The Life of Theodore Roosevelt: Twenty-fifth President of the United States - Page 161
by Murat Halstead - 1902 - 369 pages
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The Story of Our Literature: An Interpretation of the American Spirit

John Louis Haney - 1923 - 399 pages
...never wrongs his neighbor; who is prompt to help a friend; but who has the virile qualities necessary to win in the stern strife of actual life. It is hard...succeed. In this life we get nothing save by effort. . . . I preach to you, then, my countrymen, that our country calls not for the life of ease, but for...
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The Americanism of Theodore Roosevelt

1923
...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. It is hard...but it is worse never to have tried to succeed. In the last analysis a healthy state can exist only when the men and women who make it up lead clean,...
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Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations

Suzy Platt - 1992 - 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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American Culture: An Anthology of Civilization Texts

Anders Breidlid, Fredrik C. Brøgger, Oyvind T. Gulliksen, Torbjorn Sirevag - 1996 - 404 pages
...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. It is hard...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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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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The Lost Promise of Patriotism: Debating American Identity, 1890-1920

Jonathan M. Hansen - 2010 - 280 pages
...62-3). Pacifists were blind to the blood on their own hands; the public had lost its appetite for work. "Freedom from effort in the present merely means that...there has been stored up effort in the past. A man could be freed from the necessity of work only by the fact that he or his fathers before him have worked...
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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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சுராவின் அகர வரிசையில் ஆங்கில தமிழ் பழமொழிகள்

D. V. ரங்கராஜன் - 2003 - 544 pages
...sr^ffufrffuufljsir fESUSU 3092. He who believes in nobody knows that he himself is not to be trusted. 3093. It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried. 3094. Home is not where you live but where they understand you. ..._ si&y GUi?Sa)ffu5>eu 3095. Taking...
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Lend Me Your Ears: Great Speeches in History

William Safire - 2004 - 1157 pages
...neighbor, who is prompt to help a friend, but who has those virile qualities necessary to win in the stem strife of actual life. It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed. . . . In the last analysis a healthy state can exist only when the men and women who make it up lead clean,...
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The Little Giant Encyclopedia of Inspirational Quotes

Wendy Toliver - 2004 - 511 pages
...our potential. — Liane Cordes It is better to wear out than to rust out. — George Whitefield 123 It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have...succeed. In this life we get nothing save by effort. — Theodore Roosevelt The men and women who have the right ideals ... are those who have the courage...
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