I wish to preach, not the doctrine of ignoble ease, but the doctrine of the strenuous life.

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Original Citation

Roosevelt, Theodore. "The Strenuous Life." Speech Before the Hamilton Club, Chicago, 10 Apr. 1899. Speech.

Current Citation

Roosevelt, Theodore. "The New Nationalism." Selected Speeches and Writings of Theodore Roosevelt. Edited by Gordon Hutner. Vintage, 2014.