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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 not victory nor defeat. "
Public Papers of Theodore Roosevelt, Governor, 1899[-1900] - Page 293
by New York (State). Governor (1899-1901 : Roosevelt), Theodore Roosevelt - 1899
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It Came from Horrorwood: Interviews with Moviemakers in the SF and Horror ...

Tom Weaver - 2010 - 396 pages
...have done better. It is the man in the arena who matters. Far better it is to dare mighty things . . . than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much or suffer much." Theodore Roosevelt penned those words in 1899, a quarter-century before the birth...
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Ten Hours Until Dawn: The True Story of Heroism and Tragedy Aboard the Can Do

Michael J. Tougias - 2005 - 322 pages
...as I have lived, reverence and gratitude greater and deeper than ever possessed me. — HENRY BESTON Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious...because they live in the gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat. —THEODORE ROOSEVELT WARREN ANDREWS Warren passed away in the early 1990s....
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Theodore Roosevelt in Perspective

Tom Lansford - 2005 - 158 pages
...Writing in 1900, Roosevelt inadvertently penned the phrase that could easily serve as his epitaph: Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious...because they live in the gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.'4 13 Bill Clinton, "Remarks by the President at the Medal of Honor Ceremony,"...
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How to Close Sales Appointments: Meet the Right People at the Right Time ...

August Specht II - 2005 - 112 pages
...—Neil Kaiser Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear—not absence of fear. —Mark Twain Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious...enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the grey twilight that knows not victory nor defeat. —Theodore Roosevelt True courage is like a kite;...
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The Scoutmaster Minute

Ron Wendel - 2009
...Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919, 26th President of the United States of America) said, "Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even...because they live in the gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat." HAVE YOU EVER noticed that in most races, the difference between first and...
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Be a Hero: The Quest for Authentic Leadership

Matthew Stanley - 2005 - 174 pages
...return from your journey, holding your Golden Chalice. Chapter Six The Initiation "Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even...because they live in the gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat." Theodore Roosevelt lason and his courageous crew had to endure the mischie'vous...
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Sophia's Fire

Sango Mbella - 2005 - 292 pages
...points out some form of error which we shall afterwards carefully avoid. -John Keats (1795 - 1821) Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious...triumphs even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much because they live in the gray twilight...
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Business Wit & Wisdom

Richard Zera - 2005 - 316 pages
...something and failed, you are vastly better off than if you had tried to do nothing and succeeded. Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious...triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much because they live in the grey twilight...
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The Little Giant Encyclopedia of Inspirational Quotes

Wendy Toliver - 2004 - 511 pages
...people can do if they set out without preconceived notions. — Charles F. Kettering Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure . . . than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight...
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Shattered People: Journeys to Love

Michael E. Chalberg - 2005 - 524 pages
...failing to Council and they gave a quote from Roosevelt that silenced my argument; "Far better is it to dare mighty things... to win glorious triumphs even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much because they live in the great...
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