Woodrow Wilson Quotes.
I am not sure that it is of the first importance that you should be happy. Many an unhappy man has been of deep service to himself and to the world.
I have come slowly into possession of such powers as I have. I receive the opinions of my day. I do not conceive them. But I receive them into a vivid mind.
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.
My own ideals for the university are those of a genuine democracy and serious scholarship. These two, indeed, seem to go together.
Tell me what is right and I will fight for it.
It is like writing history with lightning and my only regret is that it is all so terribly true.
I would rather lose in a cause that will some day win, than win in a cause that will some day lose.
America was established not to create wealth but to realize a vision, to realize an ideal – to discover and maintain liberty among men.
One cool judgment is worth a thousand hasty counsels. The thing to do is to supply light and not heat.
America is not anything if it consists of each of us. It is something only if it consists of all of us.
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.
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.
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.
A conservative is a man who just sits and thinks, mostly sits.
Absolute identity with one’s cause is the first and great condition of successful leadership.
When correcting a child, the goal is to apply light, not heat.