Quotation Explorer - 'Woodrow Wilson'

You are not here merely to making a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. - Woodrow Wilson
We want one class of persons to have a liberal education, and we want another class of persons, a very much larger class of necessity in every society, to forgo the privilege of a liberal education and fit themselves to perform specific difficult manual tasks. - Woodrow Wilson
Never murder a man when he's busy committing suicide. - Woodrow Wilson
In the last analysis, my fellow country men, as we in America would be the first to claim, a people are responsible for the acts of their government. - Woodrow Wilson
Liberty has never come from the government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of it. The history of liberty is the history of resistance. The history of liberty is a history of limitations of governmental power, not the increase of it. - Woodrow Wilson
Some people have a large circle of friends while others have only friends that they like. - Woodrow Wilson
Liberty has never come from the government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of the government. The history of government is a history of resistance. The history of liberty is the history of the limitation of government, not the increase of it. - Woodrow Wilson
One cool judgment is worth a thousand hasty councils. The thing is to supply light and not heat. - Woodrow Wilson
If you want to make enemies, try to change something. - Woodrow Wilson
America is not a mere body of traders; it is a body of free men. Our greatness-built upon freedom-is moral, not material. we have a great ardor for gain; but we have a deep passion for the rights of man. - Woodrow Wilson
The law that will work is merely the summing up in legislative form of the moral judgement that the community has already reached. - Woodrow Wilson
If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience. - Woodrow Wilson
The man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of it. - Woodrow Wilson
I used to be a lawyer, but now I am a reformed character. - Woodrow Wilson
The flag is the embodiment, not of sentiment, but of history. - Woodrow Wilson
We are citizens of the world. The tragedy of our times is that we do not know this. - Woodrow Wilson
Power consists in one's capacity to link his will with the purpose of others, to lead by reason and a gift of cooperation. - Woodrow Wilson
There is no higher religion than human service. To work for the common good is the greatest creed. - Woodrow Wilson
I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow. - Woodrow Wilson
No man can sit down and withhold his hands from the warfare against wrong and get peace from his acquiescence. - Woodrow Wilson
I would rather belong to a poor nation that was free than to a rich nation that had ceased to be in love with liberty. But we shall not be poor if we love liberty, because the nation that loves liberty truly sets every man free to do his best and be his best. - Woodrow Wilson
The world must be made safe for democracy. - Woodrow Wilson
There is such a thing as a man being too proud to fight; there is such a thing as a nation being so right that it does not need to convince others by force that it is right. - Woodrow Wilson
Just what is it that America stands for? If she stands for one thing more than another it is for the sovereignty of self-governing people. - Woodrow Wilson
When men take up arms to set other men free, there is something sacred and holy in the warfare. - Woodrow Wilson
I not only use all the brains that I have, but all I can borrow. - Woodrow Wilson
Leadership does not always wear the harness of compromise. - Woodrow Wilson
You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world. - Woodrow Wilson
No one who has read official documents needs to be told how easy it is to conceal the essential truth under the apparently candid and all- disclosing phrases of a voluminous and particularizing report.... - Woodrow Wilson
Once lead this people into war and they will forget there ever was such a thing as tolerance. - Woodrow Wilson
No nation is fit to sit in judgement upon any other nation. - Woodrow Wilson
You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and you impoverish yourself if you forget the errand. - Woodrow Wilson
The history of liberty is the history of resistance. The history of liberty is a history of the limitation of governmental power, not the increase of it. - Woodrow Wilson
A nation which does not remember what it was yesterday, does not know what it is today, nor what it is trying to do. We are trying to do a futile thing if we do not know where we came from or what we have been about. - Woodrow Wilson
We have not given science too big a place in our education, but we have made a perilous mistake in giving it too great a preponderance in method in every other branch of study. - Woodrow Wilson
You are not here merely to make a living. You are here to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, and with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world. You impoverish yourself if you forget this errand. - Woodrow Wilson
...it is as hard to do your duty when men are sneering at you as when they are shooting at you. - Woodrow Wilson
When you have read the Bible, you will know it is the word of God, because you will have found it the key to your own heart, your own happiness, and your own duty. - Woodrow Wilson
If a dog will not come to you after he has looked you in face, you should go home and examine your consicence. - Woodrow Wilson
America lives in the heart of every man everywhere who wishes to find a region where he will be free to work out his destiny as he chooses. - Woodrow Wilson
Only a peace between equals can last. Only a peace the very principle of which is equality and a common participation in a common benefit. - Woodrow Wilson
We can afford to exercise the self-restraint of a really great nation which realizes its own strength and scorns to misuse it. - Woodrow Wilson
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits. - Woodrow Wilson
I'd rather lose a cause that will one day win than win a cause that will some day lose. - Woodrow Wilson
The world must be made safe for democracy. Its peace must be planted upon the tested foundations of political liberty. - Woodrow Wilson
Here is a great body of our Jewish citizens from whom have sprung men of genius in every walk of our varied life; men who have conceived of its ideals with singular clearness; and led enterprises with sprit & sagacity... They are not Jews in America, they are American citizens. - Woodrow Wilson
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