Woodrow T. Wilson Quotes


Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together.
I use not only all the brains I have, but all I can borrow.
Liberty has never come from government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of government. The history of liberty is the history of resistance.
Provision for others is a fundamental responsibility of human life.
One cool judgment is worth a thousand hasty councils. The thing to do is supply light and not heat.
We grow great by dreams. All big men are dreamers. They see things in the soft haze of a spring day or in the red fire of a long winter's evening. Some of us let these great dreams die, but others nourish and protect them; nurse them through bad days till they bring them to the sunshine and light which comes always to those who sincerely hope that their dreams will come true.
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.
The person who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of it.
All the extraordinary men I have known were extraordinary in their own estimation.
If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.
One cool judgment is worth a thousand hasty councils. The thing to do is supply light and not heat.
For the interesting and inspiring thing about America, gentlemen, is that she asks nothing for herself except what she has a right to ask for humanity itself.
Freedom exists only where the people take care of the government.
I am the friend of peace and mean to preserve it for America so long as I am able... No course of my choosing or of their (nations at war) will lead to war. War can come only by the wilful acts and aggressions of others.
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