Woodrow Wilson Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old woodrow wilson quotes, woodrow wilson sayings, and woodrow wilson proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Leadership does not always wear the harness of compromise.     

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

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Power consists in one's capacity to link his will with the purpose of others, to lead by reason and a gift of cooperation.     

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

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GOLF IS A GAME IN WHICH ONE ENDEAVORS TO CONTROL A BALL WITH IMPLEMENTS ILL ADAPTED FOR THE PURPOSE.     

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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.     

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

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One cool judgment is worth a thousand hasty councils. The thing is to supply light and not heat.     

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The ear of the leader must ring with the voices of the people.     

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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.     

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The seed of revolution is repression.     

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

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The whole purpose of democracy is that we may hold counsel with one another, so as not to depend upon the understanding of one man.     

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All things come to him who waits- provided he knows what he is waiting for.     

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Democracy is not so much a form of government as a set of principles.     

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While we are fighting for freedom, we must see, among other things, that labor is free.     

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The only place in the world that nothing has to be explained to me is the South.     

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Gossips are only sociologists upon a mean and petty scale.     

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America is the only idealistic nation in the world.     

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There is such a thing as 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.     

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A conservative is someone who makes no changes and consults his grandmother when in doubt.     

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

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

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One cool judgment is worth a thousand hasty counsels. The thing to do is to supply light and not heat.     

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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.     

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A man may be defeated by his own secondary successes.     

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Segregation is not humiliating but a benefit, and ought to be so regarded by you gentlemen.     

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We grow by our dreams.     

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The highest and best form of efficiency is the spontaneous cooperation of a free people.     

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Without dependability one's ability may be a liability instead of an asset.     

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