Woodrow Wilson Quotes.
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.
…I do not want a government that will take care of me, I want a government that will make other men take their hands off me so I can take care of myself.
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.
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.
The American Revolution was a beginning, not a consummation.
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.
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.
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.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
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.
Property as compared with humanity, as compared with the red blood in the American people, must take second place, not first place.
We are citizens of the world. The tragedy of our times is that we do not know this.
If you lose your wealth, you have lost nothing; if you lose your health, you have lost something; but if you lose your character, you have lost everything.
The world must be made safe for democracy. Its peace must be planted upon the tested foundations of political liberty.