|Featuring one of his most famous quotes|
Sculpture. Bronze, bas relief, early 20th century.
The attitude sustained him throughout college and into adulthood, becoming a prime motivator. Roosevelt’s personal philosophy of life is cast in bronze under his profile portrait in bas relief, followed by a facsimile of his signature. His “Strenuous Life” speech was first given in Chicago on April 10, 1899. It was re-printed in a collection of Roosevelt’s works with the same title a year later.
“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 that [sic: which] comes, not to the man who desires mere ease and peace, but to him who does not shrink from danger, hardship, or bitter toil, and who, out of these, wins the splendid ultimate triumph.
|Location of Origin: North America|
|Dimensions: 7¼ x 12¾ in|
|Primary Classification: Antique Picture Frames and Fine Art for Sale : Sculpture : Bronze / Brass / Copper|
|Secondary Classification: Folk Art and Americana : Folk Art Sculpture|
Warm rich patina, text a bit worn, good.
|Price:||Item has been sold.|
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121 Mount Vernon, Boston, MA 02108 USA
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