Woodrow Wilson Quotes

The way you let your hand rest in mine, my bewitching Sweetheart, fills me with happiness. It is the perfection of confiding love. Everything you do, the little unconscious things in particular, charms me and increases my sense of nearness to you, identification with you, till my heart is full to overflowing.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
I would rather lose in a cause that will some day win, than win in a cause that will some day lose.
The man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of it.
Business underlies everything in our national life, including our spiritual life. Witness the fact that 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.
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 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.
Wisdom doesn't necessarily come with age. Sometimes age just shows up by itself.
One cool judgment is worth a dozen hasty councils. The thing to do is to supply light and not heat.
Some Americans need hyphens in their names because only part of them has come over.
I would rather fail in a cause that will ultimately triumph than to triumph in a cause that will ultimately fail.
Liberty has never come from the government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of it. The history of liberty is a history of resistance. The history of liberty is a history of limitations of governmental power, not the increase of it.
No man can sit down and withhold his hands from the warfare against wrong and get peace from his acquiescence.
The world must be made safe for democracy.
...it is as hard to do your duty when men are sneering at you as when they are shooting at you.
Once lead this people into war and they will forget there ever was such a thing as tolerance.
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.
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.
I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow.
No nation is fit to sit in judgement upon any other nation.
Power consists in one's capacity to link his will with the purpose of others, to lead by reason and a gift of cooperation.
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.
The world must be made safe for democracy. Its peace must be planted upon the tested foundations of political liberty.
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