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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 neither victory nor... "
The Americanism of Theodore Roosevelt - Page 237
1923
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How to Master the Spoken Word: Designed as a Self-instructor for All who ...

Edwin Gordon Lawrence - 1913 - 420 pages
...nation that has no history. Thrice happy is the nation that has a glorious history. Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even...because they live in the gray twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat. Col. Roosevelt first compares the individual with the nation. He then employs...
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Wartime and Patriotic Selections for Recitation and Reading

Carleton B. Case - 1918 - 159 pages
...nation that has no history. Thrice happy is the nation that has a glorious history. Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even...because they live in the gray twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat. If, in 1861, the men who loved the Union had believed that peace was at...
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Peace and Patriotism: Selections from Poetry and Prose

Elva Sophronia Smith - 1919 - 318 pages
...untruth to say that happy is the nation that has no history. Thrice happy is the nation that has a glorious history. Far better it is to dare mighty...because they live in the gray twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat. • •••••• No country can long endure if its foundations are...
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Landmarks of Liberty: The Growth of American Political Ideals as Recorded in ...

Robert Porter St. John, Raymond Lenox Noonan - 1920 - 267 pages
...untruth to say that happy is the nation that has no history. Thrice happy is the nation that has a glorious history. Far better it is to dare mighty...because they live in the gray twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat. If in 1 86 1 the men who loved the Union had believed that peace was the...
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Roosevelt's Writings: Selections from the Writings of Theodore Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt - 1920 - 365 pages
...untruth to say that happy is the nation that has BO history. Thrice happy is the nation that has a glorious history. Far better it is to dare mighty...take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy s much nor suffer much because they live in the gray twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat....
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Roosevelt, the Happy Warrior

Bradley Gilman - 1921 - 376 pages
...untruth to say that happy is the nation that has no history. Thrice happy is the nation that has a glorious history. Far better it is to dare mighty...because they live in the gray twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat. If in 1861 the men who loved the Union had believed that peace was the...
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Landmarks of Liberty: The Growth of American Political Ideals as Recorded in ...

Robert Porter St. John, Raymond Lenox Noonan - 1922 - 340 pages
...untruth to say that happy is the nation that has no history. Thrice happy is the nation that has a glorious history. Far better it is to dare mighty...because they live in the gray twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat. If in 1861 the men who loved the Union had believed that peace was the...
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Final Report Relating to a Celebration of the Hundredth Anniversary of the ...

Theodore Roosevelt Centennial Commission - 1959 - 219 pages
...from Theodore Roosevelt's famous speech before the Hamilton Club in Chicago in 1899: Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even...take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because they live in the gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat. "Theodore...
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Honor Codes at the Service Academies: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Armed Services. Subcommittee on Manpower and Personnel - 1976
...when he said: "Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checked by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits...neither enjoy much nor suffer much because they live in that grey twilight that knows not victory nor defeat." C. There must be a positive attitude on the...
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Honor Codes at the Service Academies: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Armed Services. Subcommittee on Manpower and Personnel - 1976 - 1086 pages
...just exist around here? I believe Teddy Roosevelt summarized the thought presented here when he said: "Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checked by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much...
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