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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. "
The Technical World Magazine - Page 81
1904
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The Presidents & First Ladies Crossword

2006 - 160 pages
...America did not invent human rights. . . . Human rights invented America. — Jimmy Carter NUMBER 4 It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed. — Theodore Roosevelt "One has to be a bit of a lowbrow, a bit of a murderer, to be a politician,...
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Personal Success and the Bottom Line

Mark C. Middleton - 2005 - 341 pages
..."Satisfactorily accomplished. " MINE "Done correctly, to the best of your ability, not just good enough. " "It is hard to fail but it is worse never to have tried to succeed. " — Theodore Roosevelt. "// is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong...
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Women Filmmakers in Early Hollywood

Karen Ward Mahar, Karen Wood Mahar - 2006 - 291 pages
...speech before the Hamilton Club of Chicago entitled "The Strenuous Life," in which he celebrated the man "who has those virile qualities necessary to win in the stern strife of actual life" and urged his listeners to "be glad to do a man's work, to dare and endure and to labor."36 Cinematographers...
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Thomas Dixon Jr. and the Birth of Modern America

Michele K. Gillespie, Randal L. Hall - 2009 - 240 pages
...Teddy Roosevelt's call for a "strenuous life" for American men and the nation; America needed men with "those virile qualities necessary to win in the stern strife of actual life." 31 In an effort to attract men to Christianity, Social Gospelers such as Walter Rauschenbusch depicted...
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The Athlete's Way: Sweat and the Biology of Bliss

Christopher Bergland - 2007 - 353 pages
...timid peace. We admire the man who embodies victorious effort; the man who never wrongs his neighbors; who is prompt to help a friend; but who has those...succeed In this life we get nothing save by effort. I love this quote for its humanism, high aspirations, and collective ideals, but I'm also aware of...
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A Phrase for Any Occasion

Florence Powers - 2007 - 72 pages
...Determination is a call to the human spirit. You cannot plow a field by turning it over in your mind. It is hard to fail but it is worse never to have tried to succeed. When you devote yourself to achieving your goals, you will not be bothered by shallow criticism. When...
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Follow Your Dreams Journal

Peter Pauper Press - 2007 - 192 pages
...to make it true. You may have to work for it, however. RICHARD BACH Fortune favors the brave. VIRGIL It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed. THEODORE ROOSEVELT Il I! The more you can dream, the more you can do. MICHAEL KORDA The only way to...
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Eyes on Ice & No Blind Mice: Visions of Science from the Science of Vision

Saad Shaikh M. D. - 2007 - 309 pages
...against adversity. - Seneca A jp^ctaclc or \/is\on Jjow jVfuopia f3linaed ana ^)avea the (resident It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed. - Theodore Roosevelt, The Strenuous Life Theodore Roosevelt's life was one of constant activity, energy,...
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Lord, What's Next?

Edwin Silie - 2007 - 188 pages
...back onto our own." Augustine Edwin Markham "Not failure, but low aim, is crime." James Russell Lowell "It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed." Theodore Roosevelt "For I would rather be a servant in the House of the Lord than to sit in the seats...
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The North American Review, Volume 207

1918
...blood, of valor, which above everything else bring national renown. * * * By war alone can we acquire those virile qualities necessary to win in the stern strife of actual life." (The Strenuous Life.) To-day, in spite of the incredible sufferings of the war-worn, overtaxed world,...
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