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The New Nationalism Volume 3 (Paperback) Loot Price: R234
Discovery Miles 2 340
The New Nationalism Volume 3 (Paperback): Theodore Roosevelt

The New Nationalism Volume 3 (Paperback)

Theodore Roosevelt

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1910 edition. Excerpt: ... I wished to see them because I like to see our men keep alive the spirit which enabled the men of the dark years of '6I--'65 to do their duty. And I want you to remember the lesson that they taught us. You may notice, friends, that I have not been promising you the millennium if you vote my way. I have not been telling you, and shall not tell you, that if you do your duty you will have a life of ease and pleasure. I do not think we shall have the millennium, but I think we are not to be excused if we do not try measurably to improve our condition. I am not advising you to act so as to make life more easy for you; I am not advising you to act in a spirit that shall disregard what is difficult; I am not advising you to get around obstacles; but I am advising you so that you can overcome them. I think all of you here know the unwise man, --I am sorry to say, as often the unwise woman, --who, because he or she has had a hard time in life, foolishly refuses to teach the children how best to meet the difficulties in life. It often happens that such a woman wishes her daughter "brought up like a lady," meaning thereby that the daughter shall be brought up a perfectly useless individual; and I think we all know rich men who leave to their sons riches which are millstones around their necks because they have brought them up to do nothing useful and to lead that most hopeless and dismal of all possible lives----a life devoted to pleasure as a business. It is not only the poorest business, but the funny thing is, they do not get any pleasure out of it. Bring your children up not so that they will shirk difficulties, but so that they will overcome them; not so that they will try to have a soft time of selfish ease, but so that...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2013
First published: September 2013
Authors: Theodore Roosevelt
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 54
ISBN-13: 978-1-230-02771-5
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-230-02771-8
Barcode: 9781230027715

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