199 Total Quotes

Woodrow Wilson Quotes

Woodrow Wilson
The most conservative persons I ever met are college undergraduates. The radicals are the men past middle life.
Woodrow Wilson
#Youth #College

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
#Friends Or Friendship #American President Quotes

Woodrow Wilson
A conservative is a man who just sits and thinks, mostly sits.
Woodrow Wilson
#American President Quotes #Conservative

Woodrow Wilson
Every man who takes office in Washington either grows or swells, and when I give a man an office, I watch him carefully to see whether he is growing or swelling.
Woodrow Wilson
#American President Quotes

Woodrow Wilson
I have unwittingly ruined my country. A great industrial nation is controlled by it's system of credit...[]We have come to be one of the worst ruled, one of the most completely controlled and dominated Governments in the civilized world, NO longer a Government by free opinion,NO longer a Government of conviction and vote of the majority,but, a Government by opinion and the duress of a small group of dominant men.
Woodrow Wilson
#Banks

Woodrow Wilson
The seed of revolution is repression.
Woodrow Wilson
#American President Quotes #Repression

Woodrow Wilson
The American Revolution was a beginning, not a consummation.
Woodrow Wilson
#American President Quotes

Woodrow Wilson
The Constitution of the United States is not a mere lawyers' document: it is a vehicle of life, and its spirit is always the spirit of the age
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#Constitution

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We shall fight for a universal dominion of right by such a concert of free peoples as shall bring peace and safety to all nations and make the world itself at last free
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#Freedom

Woodrow Wilson
One cool judgment is worth a thousand hasty counsels. The thing to do is to supply light and not heat.
Woodrow Wilson
#American President Quotes #Judgment

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
#American President Quotes #Achievement

Woodrow Wilson
Never attempt to murder a man who is committing suicide.
Woodrow Wilson
#American President Quotes #Man

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.
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#American President Quotes #Crisis

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There must be, not a balance of power, but a community of power; not organized rivalries, but an organized peace.
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#Power

Woodrow Wilson
If you will think about what you ought to do for other people, your character will take care of itself. Character is a by-product, and any man who devotes himself to its cultivation in his own case will become a selfish pig.
Woodrow Wilson
#Character

Woodrow Wilson
Liberty has never come from Government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of it... The history of liberty is a history of limitations of governmental power, not the increase of it.
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#Government

Woodrow Wilson
I would rather fail in a cause that will ultimately triumph than to triumph in a cause that will ultimately fail
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#Failure

Woodrow Wilson
There is no higher religion than human service. To work for the common good is the greatest creed.
Woodrow Wilson
#American President Quotes #Religion

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The sum of the whole matter is this, that our civilization cannot survive materially unless it be redeemed spiritually
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#Civilization

Woodrow Wilson
Golf is a game in which one endeavors to control a ball with implements ill adapted for the purpose.
Woodrow Wilson
#American President Quotes #Control