Item description for Strenuous Life (Little Books of Wisdom) by Theodore Roosevelt...
Overview Teddy Roosevelt was America's twenty-sixth president. Though he was an asthmatic, Roosevelt lived a full and accomplished life. He was a sportsman, a public servant, and a literary man. Roosevelt believed that to live a satisfying life, one had to live a strenuous life. In 1905, he made this speech in Chicago. It is considered by many to be the essence of his political and personal philosophy.
Teddy Roosevelt lived a full and accomplished life and shared many of his beliefs in this book, where he tells how to live life to its most productive and fullest.
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Studio: Applewood Books
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 6.85" Width: 4.27" Height: 0.38" Weight: 0.25 lbs.
Release Date Oct 23, 1992
Publisher Applewood Books
ISBN 1557091420 ISBN13 9781557091420
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More About Theodore Roosevelt
Theodore Rooseveltwas born on October 27, 1858, and became the twenty-sixth president of the United States. He was a naturalist, writer, historian, and soldier. He died in 1919. Gordon Hutner, editor, is professor of English at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. He founded in 1989 and is the editor of the journal American Literary History, and is considered one of the most influential editors of his generation. He is the author of What America Read: Taste, Class, and the Novel, 1920 1960. He also edited the volume Immigrant Voices: Twenty-Four Narratives on Becoming an American and American Literature, American Culture. "
Theodore Roosevelt was born in 1858 and died in 1919.
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Strenous Life, Theodore Roosevelt Jul 16, 2008
Quotations of Theodore Rooseveltquotes are historic, we as a country should follow his advice.
Great if you love T.R. already Feb 27, 2008
Alot of great one liners/quotes from this, one of T.R.'s more famous speeches. Exemplifies his thought process and values.
Makes you think Mar 23, 2007
A wonderful addition to my library. Very well bound and attractive inside and out. Margin quotes are a quick reference also.
The Strenuous Life by Theodore Roosevelt Sep 27, 2005
This book provides excellent advice on how a person should live. It indicates the strenuous life of toil and obstacles. It teaches the reader not to be idle, but, to be active.
Classic Roosevelt-- for good and bad Nov 6, 2002
This little collection of Roosevelt's speeches and essays gives a wonderful taste for the jingo President's beliefs in a Strenuous Life of hard work, manly virtues and manifest destiny. As a historian, I'm fascinated that this is being marketed as speaking to today's Americans. Roosevelt's comments on the role of white middle-class Protestant women as the breeders of a virile race and his exhortations to embrace 'righteous war' might seem a bit strange as current-day advice, stemming as they do from Teddy's concerns with forcing the Spanish out of Cuba and with 'race suicide,' the belief that white Protestants were being out-bred by Catholic immigrants and African-Americans. For those interested in the Establishment position on those issues in 1900, however, or in Roosevelt himself-- some of these were speeches and the rhythm of them gives you a wonderful idea of what they must have sounded like being delivered-- this is a valuable resource.