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Americanism means the virtues of courage, honor, justice, truth, sincerity, and hardihoodthe virtues that made America. The things that will destroy America are prosperity-at-any-price, peace-at-any-price, safety-first instead of duty-first, the love of soft living and the get-rich-quick theory of life.Roosevelt, Theodore
Source: THEODORE ROOSEVELT, letter to S. Stanwood Menken, chairman, committee on Congress of Constructive Patriotism, January 10, 1917. Roosevelts sister, Mrs. Douglas Robinson, read the letter to a national meeting, January 26, 1917.Proceedings of the Congress of Constructive Patriotism, Washington, D.C., January 2527, 1917, p. 172 . · This quote is about uncategorised · Search on Google Books to find all references and sources for this quotation.
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