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Woodrow Wilson Quotes

Motivational Woodrow Wilson Quotes and Sayings

Woodrow Wilson Quotes:- Woodrow Wilson (December 28, 1856 – February 3, 1924) was an American statesman and academic who served as the 28th president of the United States from 1913 to 1921. A member of the Democratic Party, Wilson served as the president of Princeton University.

Thomas Woodrow Wilson was born on December 28, 1856, in Staunton, Virginia. His father, Joseph Ruggles Wilson (1822-1903), was a Presbyterian minister, and his mother, Janet Woodrow Wilson (1826-1888), was a minister’s daughter and originally from England.


Inspirational Woodrow Wilson Quotes


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


“A conservative is someone who makes no changes and consults his grandmother when in doubt.”-Woodrow Wilson

“Absolute identity with one’s cause is the first and great condition of successful leadership.”-Woodrow Wilson

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“America is not anything if it consists of each of us. It is something only if it consists of all of us.”-Woodrow Wilson


Woodrow Wilson Quotes On Heart


“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


“America was established not to create wealth but to realize a vision, to realize an ideal – to discover and maintain liberty among men.”-Woodrow Wilson


“As compared with the college politician, the real article seems like an amateur.”-Woodrow Wilson


Woodrow Wilson Quotes On Friends


“Caution is the confidential agent of selfishness.”-Woodrow Wilson


“At every crisis in one’s life, it is absolute salvation to have some sympathetic friend to whom you can think aloud without restraint or misgiving.”-Woodrow Wilson

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“Democracy is not so much a form of government as a set of principles.”-Woodrow Wilson


“Golf is a game in which one endeavor to control a ball with implements ill adapted for the purpose.”-Woodrow Wilson


Woodrow Wilson Quotes On Present


“He is not a true man of the world who knows only the present fashions of it.”-Woodrow Wilson


“I have long enjoyed the friendship and companionship of Republicans because I am by instinct a teacher, and I would like to teach them something.”-Woodrow Wilson


“I will not speak with disrespect of the Republican Party. I always speak with respect of the past.”-Woodrow Wilson

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


Woodrow Wilson Quotes On Love


“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


“I would rather lose in a cause that will some day win, than win in a cause that will some day lose.”-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


“If there are men in this country big enough to own the government of the United States, they are going to own it.”-Woodrow Wilson


Woodrow Wilson Quotes On Difficult


“If you think too much about being re-elected, it is very difficult to be worth re-electing.”-Woodrow Wilson

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


“In the Lord’s Prayer, the first petition is for daily bread. No one can worship God or love his neighbor on an empty stomach.”-Woodrow Wilson


“Interest does not tie nations together; it sometimes separates them. But sympathy and understanding do unite them.”-Woodrow Wilson


Woodrow Wilson Quotes On writing


“It is like writing history with lightning and my only regret is that it is all so terribly true.”-Woodrow Wilson


“My dream of politics all my life has been that it is the common business, that it is something we owe to each other to understand and discuss with absolute frankness.”-Woodrow Wilson


“My own ideas for the university are those of genuine democracy and serious scholarship. These two, indeed, seem to go together.”-Woodrow Wilson


Woodrow Wilson Quotes On Negative


“Neutrality is a negative word. It does not express what America ought to feel. We are not trying to keep out of trouble; we are trying to preserve the foundations on which peace may be rebuilt.”-Woodrow Wilson


“Never attempt to murder a man who is committing suicide.”-Woodrow Wilson

“One cool judgment is worth a thousand hasty counsels. The thing to do is to supply light and not heat.”-Woodrow Wilson


Woodrow Wilson Quotes On Humanity


“Property as compared with humanity, as compared with the red blood in the American people, must take second place, not first place.”-Woodrow Wilson


“Prosperity is necessarily the first theme of a political campaign.”-Woodrow Wilson


“So far as the colleges go, the sideshows are swallowing up the circus.”-Woodrow Wilson


“Sometimes people call me an idealist. Well, that is the way I know I am an American. America is the only idealistic nation in the world.”-Woodrow Wilson


“Tell me what is right and I will fight for it.”-Woodrow Wilson


Woodrow Wilson Quotes On King


“That a peasant may become king does not render the kingdom democratic.”-Woodrow Wilson


“The American Revolution was a beginning, not a consummation.”-Woodrow Wilson


“The awakening of the people of China to the possibilities under free government is the most significant, if not the most momentous, event of our generation.”-Woodrow Wilson


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


Woodrow Wilson Quotes On Democracy


“The government, which was designed for the people, has got into the hands of the bosses and their employers, the special interests. An invisible empire has been set up above the forms of democracy.”-Woodrow Wilson


“The history of liberty is a history of resistance.”-Woodrow Wilson


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


“The seed of revolution is repression.”-Woodrow Wilson


Woodrow Wilson Quotes On political


“The world must be made safe for democracy. Its peace must be planted upon the tested foundations of political liberty.”-Woodrow Wilson


“There are blessed intervals when I forget by one means or another that I am President of the United States.”-Woodrow Wilson


Woodrow Wilson Quotes On History


“There is little for the great part of the history of the world except for the bitter tears of pity and the hot tears of wrath.”-Woodrow Wilson


“There is no higher religion than human service. To work for the common good is the greatest creed.”-Woodrow Wilson


Woodrow Wilson Quotes On Education


“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


“What we seek is the reign of law, based upon the consent of the governed and sustained by the organized opinion of mankind.”-Woodrow Wilson


“When I give a man an office, I watch him carefully to see whether he is swelling or growing.”-Woodrow Wilson