Facts about Woodrow Wilson

Summary

Woodrow Wilson is a famous author.

Our collection contains 63 quotes who is written / told by Woodrow, under the main topics: Politics - Pet - Intelligence.

Related authors: George Matthew Adams (Philosopher), Franklin D. Roosevelt (President), Ken Kesey (Author), Herbert Hoover (President), Phillips Brooks (Clergyman), Louis D. Brandeis (Judge), Ray Stannard Baker (Journalist), Morgan Spurlock (Director), Robert C. Solomon (Educator), Daphne Zuniga (Actress)

63 Famous quotes by Woodrow Wilson

Small: He is not a true man of the world who knows only the present fashions of it
"He is not a true man of the world who knows only the present fashions of it"
Small: Golf is a game in which one endeavors to control a ball with implements ill adapted for the purpose
"Golf is a game in which one endeavors to control a ball with implements ill adapted for the purpose"
Small: Generally young men are regarded as radicals. This is a popular misconception. The most conservative pe
"Generally young men are regarded as radicals. This is a popular misconception. The most conservative persons I ever met are college undergraduates. The radicals are the men past middle life"
Small: Every man who takes office in Washington either grows or swells, and when I give a man an office, I wat
"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"
Small: Democracy is not so much a form of government as a set of principles
"Democracy is not so much a form of government as a set of principles"
Small: Caution is the confidential agent of selfishness
"Caution is the confidential agent of selfishness"
Small: By radical, I understand one who goes too far by conservative, one who does not go far enough by reacti
"By 'radical,' I understand one who goes too far; by 'conservative,' one who does not go far enough; by 'reactionary,' one who won't go at all"
Small: Business underlies everything in our national life, including our spiritual life. Witness the fact that
"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"
Small: At every crisis in ones life, it is absolute salvation to have some sympathetic friend to whom you can
"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"
Small: As compared with the college politician, the real article seems like an amateur
"As compared with the college politician, the real article seems like an amateur"
Small: America was established not to create wealth but to realize a vision, to realize an ideal - to discover
"America was established not to create wealth but to realize a vision, to realize an ideal - to discover and maintain liberty among men"
Small: America lives in the heart of every man everywhere who wishes to find a region where he will be free to
"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"
Small: America is not anything if it consists of each of us. It is something only if it consists of all of us
"America is not anything if it consists of each of us. It is something only if it consists of all of us"
Small: Absolute identity with ones cause is the first and great condition of successful leadership
"Absolute identity with one's cause is the first and great condition of successful leadership"
Small: A little group of willful men, representing no opinion but their own, have rendered the great governmen
"A little group of willful men, representing no opinion but their own, have rendered the great government of the United States helpless and contemptible"
Small: A conservative is someone who makes no changes and consults his grandmother when in doubt
"A conservative is someone who makes no changes and consults his grandmother when in doubt"
Small: In the Lords Prayer, the first petition is for daily bread. No one can worship God or love his neighbor
"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"
Small: If you want to make enemies, try to change something
"If you want to make enemies, try to change something"
Small: If you think too much about being re-elected, it is very difficult to be worth re-electing
"If you think too much about being re-elected, it is very difficult to be worth re-electing"
Small: If there are men in this country big enough to own the government of the United States, they are going
"If there are men in this country big enough to own the government of the United States, they are going to own it"
Small: If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your
"If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience"
Small: I would rather lose in a cause that will some day win, than win in a cause that will some day lose
"I would rather lose in a cause that will some day win, than win in a cause that will some day lose"
Small: I would rather belong to a poor nation that was free than to a rich nation that had ceased to be in lov
"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"
Small: I will not speak with disrespect of the Republican Party. I always speak with respect of the past
"I will not speak with disrespect of the Republican Party. I always speak with respect of the past"
Small: I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow
"I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow"
Small: A conservative is a man who just sits and thinks, mostly sits
"A conservative is a man who just sits and thinks, mostly sits"
Small: There is little for the great part of the history of the world except the bitter tears of pity and the
"There is little for the great part of the history of the world except the bitter tears of pity and the hot tears of wrath"
Small: Politics I conceive to be nothing more than the science of the ordered progress of society along the li
"Politics I conceive to be nothing more than the science of the ordered progress of society along the lines of greatest usefulness and convenience to itself"
Small: The method of political science is the interpretation of life its instrument is insight, a nice underst
"The method of political science is the interpretation of life; its instrument is insight, a nice understanding of subtle, unformulated conditions"
Small: The question of armaments, whether on land or sea, is the most immediately and intensely practical ques
"The question of armaments, whether on land or sea, is the most immediately and intensely practical question connected with the future fortunes of nations and of mankind"
Small: The man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of it
"The man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of it"
Small: Princeton is no longer a thing for Princeton men to please themselves with. Princeton is a thing with w
"Princeton is no longer a thing for Princeton men to please themselves with. Princeton is a thing with which Princeton men must satisfy the country"
Small: The world is not looking for servants, there are plenty of these, but for masters, men who form their p
"The world is not looking for servants, there are plenty of these, but for masters, men who form their purposes and then carry them out, let the consequences be what they may"
Small: The seed of revolution is repression
"The seed of revolution is repression"
Small: The only use of an obstacle is to be overcome. All that an obstacle does with brave men is, not to frig
"The only use of an obstacle is to be overcome. All that an obstacle does with brave men is, not to frighten them, but to challenge them"
Small: Property as compared with humanity, as compared with the red blood in the American people, must take se
"Property as compared with humanity, as compared with the red blood in the American people, must take second place, not first place"
Small: One cool judgment is worth a thousand hasty counsels. The thing to do is to supply light and not heat
"One cool judgment is worth a thousand hasty counsels. The thing to do is to supply light and not heat"
Small: My dream of politics all my life has been that it is the common business, that it is something we owe t
"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"
Small: Liberty has never come from Government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of it. The history of
"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"
Small: It is like writing history with lightning and my only regret is that it is all so terribly true
"It is like writing history with lightning and my only regret is that it is all so terribly true"
Small: There are blessed intervals when I forget by one means or another that I am President of the United Sta
"There are blessed intervals when I forget by one means or another that I am President of the United States"
Small: Neutrality is a negative word. It does not express what America ought to feel. We are not trying to kee
"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"
Small: My own ideals for the university are those of a genuine democracy and serious scholarship. These two, i
"My own ideals for the university are those of a genuine democracy and serious scholarship. These two, indeed, seem to go together"
Small: You cannot, in human experience, rush into the light. You have to go through the twilight into the broa
"You cannot, in human experience, rush into the light. You have to go through the twilight into the broadening day before the noon comes and the full sun is upon the landscape"
Small: You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply,
"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"
Small: When I give a man an office, I watch him carefully to see whether he is swelling or growing
"When I give a man an office, I watch him carefully to see whether he is swelling or growing"
Small: What we seek is the reign of law, based upon the consent of the governed and sustained by the organized
"What we seek is the reign of law, based upon the consent of the governed and sustained by the organized opinion of mankind"
Small: We have not given science too big a place in our education, but we have made a perilous mistake in givi
"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"
Small: There is no higher religion than human service. To work for the common good is the greatest creed
"There is no higher religion than human service. To work for the common good is the greatest creed"
Small: The history of liberty is a history of resistance
"The history of liberty is a history of resistance"
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