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A collection of quotes and thoughts by Thomas Woodrow Wilson on education, league-of-nations, federal-reserve, WWI, enemies, service, hope, vision and strength.

43 Motivational Quotes By Woodrow Wilson That You Should Not Leave Out

Quick Facts

Famous As: Father of the League of Nations

Born On: December 28, 1856

Died On: February 3, 1924

Born In: Staunton city

Founder / Co Founder: Federal Reserve System, Chatham House, League of Nations, U.S. National Park Service, War Industries Board, Committee on Public Information, Council of National Defense, Federal Trade Commission, National War Labor Board, National Advisory Committee for A

Died At Age: 67

Thomas Woodrow Wilson was a renowned American statesman and the member of the Democratic Party. He held the office of the President of the United States from 1913 to 1921. His tenure as the President included the challenging years of World War I but he showed immense maturity in leading his country. He brought about various social and economic reforms which included the passage of ‘Child Labour Reform Act’ and ‘Federal Reserve Act’. It was also during his administration that the 19th Amendment to that Constitution (that ensured the right of women to vote) was passed. Wilson also received the ‘Noble Peace Prize’ in 1919 for his leadership role in the formation of ‘League Of Nations’. We have compiled quotes and sayings by Woodrow Wilson from his lectures, speeches, debates, writings, thoughts, work and life.

I not only use all the brains that I have, but all I can borrow.

Woodrow Wilson

If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.

Woodrow Wilson

The man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of it.

Woodrow Wilson

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.

Woodrow Wilson

If you want to make enemies, try to change something.

Woodrow Wilson

Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together.

Woodrow Wilson

We are citizens of the world. The tragedy of our times is that we do not know this.

Woodrow Wilson

I would rather lose in a cause that will some day win, than win in a cause that will some day lose!

Woodrow Wilson

A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.

Woodrow Wilson

The government, which was designed for the people, has got into the hands of the bosses and their employers, the special interests. An invisible empire has been set up above the forms of democracy.

Woodrow Wilson

Some people have a large circle of friends while others have only friends that they like.

Woodrow Wilson

The seed of revolution is repression.

Woodrow Wilson

The difference between a strong man and a weak one is that the former does not give up after a defeat.

Woodrow Wilson

But the right is more precious than peace, and we shall fight for the things which we have always carried nearest our hearts

Woodrow Wilson

War isn’t declared in the name of God; it is a human affair entirely.

Woodrow Wilson

Freindship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together.

Woodrow Wilson

Only peace between equals can last.

Woodrow Wilson

The man swimming against the stream knows the strenth of it.

Woodrow Wilson

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.

Woodrow Wilson

[o]f course like every other man of intelligence and education I do believe in organic evolution. It surprises me that at this late date such questions should be raised.

Woodrow Wilson

The world has a habit of going on.

Woodrow Wilson

No nation is fit to sit in judgment upon any other nation.

Woodrow Wilson

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.

Woodrow Wilson

There is nothing that succeeds in life like boldness, provided you believe you are on the right side.

Woodrow Wilson

If I am to speak ten minutes, I need a week for preparation; if fifteen minutes, three days; if half an hour, two days; if an hour, I am ready now.

Woodrow Wilson

You know how impossible it is, in short, to have a free nation if it is a military nation and under military orders

Woodrow Wilson

When men take up arms to set other men free, there is something sacred and holy in the warfare.

Woodrow Wilson

You are not here merely to making 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.

Woodrow Wilson

There is more of a nation's politics to be got out of its poetry than out of all its systematic writers on public affairs and constitutions.

Woodrow Wilson

There is a price which is too great to pay for peace, and that price can be put in one word. One cannot pay the price of self-respect.

Woodrow Wilson

We should not only use all the brains we have but all that we can borrow.

Woodrow Wilson

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.

Woodrow Wilson

We can afford to exercise the self-restraint of a really great nation which realizes its own strength and scorns to misuse it.

Woodrow Wilson

If a dog will not come to you after he has looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.”~

Woodrow Wilson

If a man is a fool, the best thing is to encourage him to advertise the fact by speaking.

Woodrow Wilson

Freedom exists only where people take care of the government.

Woodrow Wilson

If Germany won it would change the course of our civilization and make the United States a military nation [and] it would check his policy for a better international ethical code

Woodrow Wilson

How is the schoolmaster, the nation, to know which boy needs the whipping?

Woodrow Wilson

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.

Woodrow Wilson

If the colored people made a mistake in voting for me, they ought to correct it.

Woodrow Wilson

I have found one can never get anything in life that is worth while without fighting for it.

Woodrow Wilson

You are here to enrich the world and you impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.

Woodrow Wilson

We can have no sympathy with those who seek the power of government to advance their own personal interests or ambitions.

Woodrow Wilson