The Strenuous Life

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A powerful collection of writings by Theodore Roosevelt, giving his vision of how both personal and national life can be lived to the best advantage. He writes, "I wish to preach, not the doctrine of ignoble ease, but the doctrine of the strenuous life, the life of toil and effort, of labor and strife; to preach that highest form of success which comes, not to the man who desires mere easy peace, but to the man who does not shrink from danger, from hardship, or from bitter toil, and who out of these wins the ...
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The Strenuous Life

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A powerful collection of writings by Theodore Roosevelt, giving his vision of how both personal and national life can be lived to the best advantage. He writes, "I wish to preach, not the doctrine of ignoble ease, but the doctrine of the strenuous life, the life of toil and effort, of labor and strife; to preach that highest form of success which comes, not to the man who desires mere easy peace, but to the man who does not shrink from danger, from hardship, or from bitter toil, and who out of these wins the splendid ultimate triumph."
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  • ISBN-13: 9781627300797
  • Publisher: Stonewell Press
  • Publication date: 10/19/2013
  • Pages: 132
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.31 (d)

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Peter Hathaway Capstick, former Wall Street stockbroker turned professional adventurer, has been critically acclaimed as the successor to Hemingway and Ruark in African hunting literature. After hunting in Central and South America, Capstick went to Africa in 1968, where the New Jersey-born writer continues to live. He has held professional hunting licenses in four countries, and served as a game officer. He has written seven exciting books on Africa, including "Death in the Long Grass," "Peter Capstick's Africa," and "The Last Ivory Hunter: The Saga of Wally Johnson," He's also featured in an award-winning safari video and audio tapes.

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Teddy Roosevelt lived a full and accomplished life and shared many of his beliefs in this book, in which he tells how to live life to its most productive and fullest.

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