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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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Celebrating Ethnicity and Nation: American Festive Culture from the ...

Jürgen Heideking, Geneviève Fabre, Kai Dreisbach - 2001 - 308 pages
..."war to end all wars," many of his compatriots had discovered the essence of this paradox, namely that "it is only through strife, through hard and dangerous...ultimately win the goal of true national greatness." 26 For Civil War memory and the theme of reunion, the discourse on manliness and valor had particularly...
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Celebrating Ethnicity and Nation: American Festive Culture from the ...

Varios Autores, European Association for American Studies Staff, European Association for American Studies. Conference - 2001 - 308 pages
..."war to end all wars," many of his compatriots had discovered the essence of this paradox, namely that "it is only through strife, through hard and dangerous...we shall ultimately win the goal of true national greatness."26 For Civil War memory and the theme of reunion, the discourse on manliness and valor had...
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The World Court in Action: Judging Among the Nations

Howard N. Meyer - 2002 - 311 pages
...February 1902. D'Estournelles challenged Roosevelt, who had been known for his advocacy of the idea that "only through strife, through hard and dangerous endeavor,...ultimately win the goal of true national greatness," to show that he was not a danger to the world. The president asked how he could prove himself a man...
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Agent of Empire: William Walker and the Imperial Self in American Literature

Brady Harrison - 2004 - 238 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. Indeed. For Roosevelt, the ideal citizen—his vision of the imperial self— must embrace strife,...
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The Folly of Empire: What George W. Bush Could Learn from Theodore Roos

John B. Judis - 2010 - 256 pages
...good in themselves, but also essential to a nation or a race's success in the struggle for survival. "For it is only through strife, through hard and dangerous...ultimately win the goal of true national greatness," Roosevelt wrote. 9 Roosevelt warned repeatedly of "a certain softness of fiber in civilized nations,...
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Theodore Roosevelt in Perspective

Tom Lansford - 2005 - 158 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...we shall ultimately win the goal of true national greatness.26 Even as he began to prepare for his reelection campaign, Roosevelt was also thinking of...
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