31 Woodrow Wilson Quotes On Life, Politics And Success

Life history of Woodrow Wilson certainly inspires and makes one belief on the impossible. He not only overcame his dyslexia abnormality but also went on to become the most influential president of America. Woodrow Wilson was born on December 28, 1856. Before taking the office of president, he was an academician, president of Princeton University and assumed many noble positions reckoning with his   He believed in peace and unity among nations which brought him Nobel Prize for his peacemaking efforts during the war years. Woodrow Wilson quotes reflect his ideas and philosophy of life.

He brought about some remarkable changes like the Revenue Act of 1913,  the 19th Amendment allowing women the status of the voter. Owing to his love for nation kept America away from war maintaining the strict neutrality during the war years but after German brutally broke their promise of loyalty he declared war looking at the danger on the country’s democracy. Woodrow was the only president to be buried in Washington national, the state’s capital. Here are the best Woodrow Wilson quotes on life, politics and success.

1. I not only use all the brains that I have, but all I can borrow. – Woodrow Wilson

2. 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

3. The man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of it. – Woodrow Wilson

4. 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

5. If you want to make enemies, try to change something. – Woodrow Wilson

6. Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together. – Woodrow Wilson

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

8. I would rather lose in a cause that will someday win, than win in a cause that will someday lose! – Woodrow Wilson

9. A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits. – Woodrow Wilson

10. Some people have a large circle of friends while others have only friends that they like. – Woodrow Wilson

11. The seed of revolution is repression. – Woodrow Wilson

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

13. 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

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

15. Only peace between equals can last. – Woodrow Wilson

16. 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

17. The world has a habit of going on. – Woodrow Wilson

18. No nation is fit to sit in judgment upon any other nation. – Woodrow Wilson

19. 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

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

21. 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

22. 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

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

24. 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

25. 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

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

27. Freedom exists only where people take care of the government. – Woodrow Wilson

28. 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

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

30. 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

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

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