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" Above all, let us shrink from no strife, moral or physical, within or without the nation, provided we are certain that the strife is justified, for it is only through strife, through hard and dangerous endeavor, that we shall ultimately win the goal of... "
Theodore Roosevelt, Twenty-sixth President of the United States: A Typical ... - Page 148
by Charles Eugene Banks, Le Roy Armstrong - 1901 - 413 pages
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Americans

Stuart Pratt Sherman - 1922 - 336 pages
...themselves the domination of the world. Let us, therefore, boldly face the life of strife. . . . Above all, let us shrink from no strife, moral or physical, within or without the nation—for it is only through strife, through hard and dangerous endeavors, that we shall ultimately...
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The Ideals of Theodore Roosevelt

Edward Howe Cotton - 1923 - 329 pages
...resolute to be both honest and brave, to serve high ideals, yet to use practical methods. Above all, let us shrink from no strife, moral or physical, within...ultimately win the goal of true national greatness." "I am accused of preaching," he once said with a laugh to a group of friends, "but I have such a bully...
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The Americanism of Theodore Roosevelt

1923
...resolute to be both honest and brave, to serve high ideals, yet to use practical methods. Above all, let us shrink from no strife, moral or physical, within...we shall ultimately win the goal of true national greatness.1 n YOUR work is hard. Do you suppose I mention that because I pity you? No; not a bit. I...
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The Story of Our Literature: An Interpretation of the American Spirit

John Louis Haney - 1923 - 399 pages
...resolute to be both honest and grave to serve high ideals, yet to use practical methods. Above all, let us shrink from no strife, moral or physical, within or without the nation, provided that we are certain that the strife is justified; for it is only through strife, through hard and dangerous...
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Current Opinion, Volume 66

Frank Crane, Edward Jewitt Wheeler - 1919
...honest and brave, to serve high ideals, yet to use practical methods. Above all, let us not shrink from strife, moral or physical, within or without the Nation, provided we are certain the strife is justified; for it is only through strife, through hard and dangerous endeavor, that we...
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Our Aging Society: Paradox and Promise

Alan J. Pifer, Lydia Bronte - 1986 - 438 pages
...extolled "the strenuous life" that Theodore Roosevelt characterized as essential to the American way: "It is only through strife, through hard and dangerous...we shall ultimately win the goal of true national greatness."28 Vigor counted everywhere. On campuses, young people such as Frank Merriwell's fictional...
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Creating the Big Game: John W. Heisman and the Invention of American Football

Wiley Lee Umphlett - 1992 - 269 pages
...therefore boldly face the life of strife, resolute to do our duty well and manfully. . . . Above all, let us shrink from no strife, moral or physical, within...we shall ultimately win the goal of true national greatness.64 It was a social philosophy that could easily have emanated from the football field, which...
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The World's Great Speeches

Lewis Copeland, Lawrence W. Lamm, Stephen J. McKenna - 1999 - 920 pages
...high ideals, yet to use practical methods. Ahove all, let us sbrink from no strife, moral or pbysical, within or without the nation, provided we are certain that the strife is justified; for it is only tbrough strife, tbrough hard and dangerous endeavor, that we shall ultimately win the goal of true...
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The American Reader: Words That Moved a Nation

Diane Ravitch - 2000 - 656 pages
...resolute to be both honest and brave, to serve high ideals, yet to use practical methods. Above all, let us shrink from no strife, moral or physical, within...ultimately win the goal of true national greatness. GEORGE FRISBIE HOAR AGAINST IMPERIALISM Let us at least have this to say . . . "The flag which we received...
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Hanging Together: Unity and Diversity in American Culture

John Higham - 2001 - 315 pages
...and "the base spirit of gain," Roosevelt told his listeners to "boldly face the life of strife ... for it is only through strife, through hard and dangerous...we shall ultimately win the goal of true national greatness."8 If these words struck the keynote of Roosevelt's own career, they also sounded the tocsin...
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