Woodrow Wilson Quotes

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Woodrow Wilson was the 45th state governer of New Jersey and later 28th President of United States. So if you are searching for Woodrow Wilson quotes, now you don't have to search for them anymore. As here I have compiled down some of the best Woodrow Wilson quotes and sayings. Just hope you will like the quote compilation and share some of your favorite Woodrow Wison quotes with your family and friends.

The man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of it.
Woodrow Wilson

Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together.
Woodrow Wilson

The world has a habit of going on.
Woodrow Wilson

When men take up arms to set other men free, there is something sacred and holy in the warfare.
Woodrow Wilson

We are not put into this world to sit still and know; we are put into it to act.
Woodrow Wilson

Liberty is its own reward.
Woodrow Wilson

The ear of the leader must ring with the voices of the people.
Woodrow Wilson

We are citizens of the world. The tragedy of our times is that we do not know this.
Woodrow Wilson

A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
Woodrow Wilson

The object of education is not merely to draw out the powers of the individual mind: it is rather its right object to draw all minds to a proper adjustment to the physical and social world in which they are to have their life and their development: to enlighten, strengthen and make fit.
Woodrow Wilson

The only reason I read a book is because I cannot see and converse with the man who wrote it.
Woodrow Wilson

No man can sit down and withhold his hands from the warfare against wrong and get peace from his acquiescence.
Woodrow Wilson

We should not only use all the brains we have but all that we can borrow.
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Only peace between equals can last.
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.
Woodrow Wilson

How is the schoolmaster, the nation, to know which boy needs the whipping?
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

[o]f course like every other man of intelligence and education I do believe in organic evolution. It surprises me that at this late date such questions should be raised.
Woodrow Wilson

I would rather lose in a cause that will some day win, than win in a cause that will some day lose!
Woodrow Wilson

Some people have a large circle of friends while others have only friends that they like.
Woodrow Wilson

No nation is fit to sit in judgment upon any other nation.
Woodrow Wilson

Most men are individuals no longer so far as their business, its activities, or its moralities are concerned. They are not units but fractions; with their individuality and independence of choice in matters of business they have lost all their individual choice within the field of morals.
Woodrow Wilson

If the colored people made a mistake in voting for me, they ought to correct it.
Woodrow Wilson

War isn’t declared in the name of God; it is a human affair entirely.
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

There is more of a nation's politics to be got out of its poetry than out of all its systematic writers on public affairs and constitutions.
Woodrow Wilson

The seed of revolution is repression.
Woodrow Wilson

If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
Woodrow Wilson

I not only use all the brains that I have, but all I can borrow.
Woodrow Wilson

You are here to enrich the world and you impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.
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

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

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

America cannot be an ostrich with its head in the sand.
Woodrow Wilson

If I am to speak ten minutes, I need a week for preparation; if fifteen minutes, three days; if half an hour, two days; if an hour, I am ready now.
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

But the right is more precious than peace, and we shall fight for the things which we have always carried nearest our hearts
Woodrow Wilson

You know how impossible it is, in short, to have a free nation if it is a military nation and under military orders
Woodrow Wilson

The way to stop financial joy-riding is to arrest the chauffeur, not the automobile
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
 
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