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" On the 4th of March next I shall have served three and a half years, and this three and a half years constitute my first term. The wise custom which limits the President to two terms regards the substance, and not the form, and under no circumstances... "
Theodore Roosevelt, an Autobiography - Page 422
by Theodore Roosevelt - 1913 - 597 pages
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Pivotal Decades: The United States, 1900-1920

John Milton Cooper - History - 1990 - 408 pages
...custom which limits a president to two terms," he announced, "regards the substance and not the form. Under no circumstances will I be a candidate for or accept another nomination." Roosevelt was not speaking impulsively. He genuinely believed that no person should hold such a powerful...
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Theodore Roosevelt

Nathan Miller - Biography & Autobiography - 1994 - 640 pages
...constitutes my first term." Praising "the wise custom which limits the President to two terms," he added, "under no circumstances will I be a candidate for or accept another nomination." Edith, who was standing nearby, was seen to flinch as he made this rash proclamation. She later told...
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T. R.: The Last Romantic

H. W. Brands - Biography & Autobiography - 1998 - 897 pages
...as equivalent to a full first term, in the sense that George Washington had understood such things. "The wise custom which limits the President to two terms regards the substance and not the form," he continued. "Under no circumstances will I be a candidate for or accept another nomination." Roosevelt's...
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Theodore Roosevelt, American Politician: An Assessment

David Henry Burton - Biography & Autobiography - 1997 - 171 pages
...shall have served three and a half years, and this diree and a half years constitutes my first term. The wise custom which limits the President to two terms regards the substance and not die form. Under no circumstances will I be a candidate for or accept another nomination. 17 Authorities...
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Lodge of the Double-headed Eagle (c)

William L. Fox
...1904, and by an electoral vote of 336 to 140. "On the night of his election Roosevelt pledged that 'under no circumstances will I be a candidate for or accept another nomination.'"41 Eight years later, in 1912, however, he accepted the nomination for president from...
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Real Life at the White House: Two Hundred Years of Daily Life at America's ...

John Whitcomb, Claire Whitcomb - Architecture - 2000 - 511 pages
...expected to throw his hat into the arena after being elected by a landslide in 1904 and retiring in 1908. "Under no circumstances will I be a candidate for or accept another nomination," he declared, and set about getting his friend and close associate William Howard Taft nominated to...
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Theodore Roosevelt: The American Presidents Series: The 26th President, 1901 ...

Louis Auchincloss - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 155 pages
...against railroad rebates. He also made a public pronouncement that he was later bitterly to regret: "Under no circumstances will I be a candidate for or accept another nomination." Race relations occupy so much of our news today that it is natural to inquire what TR did about them....
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The Three Roosevelts: Patrician Leaders who Transformed America

James MacGregor Burns, Susan Dunn - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 678 pages
...clung to it, through some kind of Washingtonian abnegation. Evoking the two-term tradition, he said, "Under no circumstances will I be a candidate for or accept another term." Even so, TR was not prematurely opting out of the power game. After receiving the news of his...
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The Rough Riders: An Autobiography

Theodore Roosevelt - Biography & Autobiography - 1899 - 895 pages
...when fighting in the open by themselves. I never found out that anything practical was even attempted by most of the men who took part in the conference....were insisting that, as I had served only three and a half years of my first term, coming in from the Vice-Presidency when President McKinley was killed,...
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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the White House: Foolhardiness, Folly ...

David E. Johnson, Johnny Ray Johnson - History - 2004 - 247 pages
...But on election night, after the results were in, TR made one of his few political mistakes. He said, "The wise custom which limits the President to two...be a candidate for or accept another nomination." He later admitted, "I would cut off my hand [at the wrist] ... if I could recall that written statement."...
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