Theodore Roosevelt On American’s Self Reliance

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“If an American is to amount to anything he must rely upon himself, and not upon the State; he must take pride in his own work, instead of sitting idle to envy the luck of others. He must face life with resolute courage, win victory if he can, and accept defeat if he must, without seeking to place on his fellow man a responsibility which is not theirs.” –Theodore Roosevelt

Source:  The Patriot Post, Wednesday Chronicle – Vol. 8 No. 47

How different would our nation be if we all believed like this and actually lived our lives in accordance with this belief?

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