Woodrow Wilson Quotes

    1. “The ear of the leader must ring with the voices of the people.”

    2. “You are not here merely to make 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.”

    3. “If you want to make enemies, try to change something.”

    4. “Liberty has never come from the government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of it.”

    5. “The history of liberty is a history of resistance.”

    6. “The only use of an obstacle is to be overcome.”

    7. “We grow great by dreams.”

    8. “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.”

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

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

    11. “Business underlies everything in our national life, including our spiritual life.”

    12. “There is no cause half so sacred as the cause of a people. There is no idea so uplifting as the idea of the service of humanity.”

    13. “There is no higher religion than human service.”

    14. “I not only use all the brains I have, but all I can borrow.”

    15. “One cool judgment is worth a thousand hasty counsels.”

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

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

    18. “The world is not looking for servants, there are plenty of these, but for masters, men who form their purposes and then carry them out, let the consequences be what they may.”

    19. “You cannot, in human experience, rush into the light.”

    20. “I would rather lose in a cause that will someday win than win in a cause that will someday lose.”

    21. “There can be no equality or opportunity if men and women and children be not shielded in their lives from the consequences of great industrial and social processes which they cannot alter, control, or singly cope with.”

    22. “No man can sit down and withhold his hands from the warfare against wrong and get peace from his acquiescence.”

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

    24. “Life does not consist in thinking, it consists in acting.”

    25. “America is not anything if it consists of each of us. It is something only if it consists of all of us.”