Quote of the Week; T. Roosevelt

” The things that will destroy America are prosperity at any price, peace at any price, saftey first instead of duty first, the love of soft living, and the get rich quick theory of life.” [1] 

[1]James Austin Will, The Letters and Speeches of Teddy Roosevelt, 1937, p.88

‘Peace is generally a good thing in itself,but it is never the highest good unless it comes as the handmaiden of righteousness; and it becomes a very evil thing if it merely serves as a mask for cowardice and sloth, or as a means to further the means of despotism and anarchy.” [2]

[2] Ibid, p. 202

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