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A list of the best Woodrow Wilson quotes. This list is arranged by which famous Woodrow Wilson quotes have received the most votes, so only the greatest Woodrow Wilson quotes are at the top of the list. All the most popular quotes from Woodrow Wilson should be listed here, but if any were missed you can add more at the end of the list. This list includes notable Woodrow Wilson quotes on various subjects, many of which are inspirational and thought provoking.

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I would rather fail in a cause that will ultimately succeed than succeed in a cause that will ultimately fail. Woodrow Wilson
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32 8
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. You are here to enrich the world, and you impoverish yourself if you forget the errand. Woodrow Wilson
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34 10
I not only use all the brains I have but all I can borrow. Woodrow Wilson
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36 13
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
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27 6
We grow by our dreams. Woodrow Wilson
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13 1
I have always been among those who believed that the greatest freedom of speech was the greatest safety, because if a man is a fool the best thing to do is to encourage him to advertise the fact by speaking. Woodrow Wilson
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26 6
You cannot become thorough Americans if you think of yourselves in groups. America does not consist of groups. A man who thinks of himself as belonging to a particular national group in America has not yet become an American. Woodrow Wilson
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28 9
There must be, not a balance of power, but a community of power; not organized rivalries, but an organized peace. Woodrow Wilson
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28 9
I would rather lose in a cause that will some day win, than win in a cause that will some day lose! Woodrow Wilson
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15 2
The world must be made safe for democracy. Woodrow Wilson
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18 5
All things come to him who waits -- provided he knows what he is waiting for. Woodrow Wilson
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19 6
A little group of willful men reflecting no opinion but their own have rendered the great Government of the United States helpless and contemptible. Woodrow Wilson
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20 7
If you want to make enemies, try to change something. Woodrow Wilson
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18 6
The history of liberty is the history of the limitations of governmental power, not the increase of it. When we resist the concentration of power we are resisting the powers of death. Concentration of power precedes the destruction of human liberties. Woodrow Wilson
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16 5
No man has ever risen to the real stature of spiritual manhood until he has found that it is finer to serve somebody else than it is to serve himself. Woodrow Wilson
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10 1
No man that does not see visions will ever realize any high hope or undertake any high enterprise. Woodrow Wilson
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12 3
No thoughtful man ever came to the end of his life, and had time and a little space of calm from which to look back upon it, who did not know and acknowledge that it was what he had done unselfishly and for others, and nothing else, that satisfied him in the retrospect, and made him feel that he had played the man. Woodrow Wilson
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10 2
No man can worship God or love his neighbor on an empty stomach. Woodrow Wilson
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10 2
If you will think about what you ought to do for other people, your character will take care of itself. Character is a by-product, and any man who devotes himself to its cultivation in his own case will become a selfish prig. Woodrow Wilson
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8 1
I believe in democracy, because it releases the energies of every human being. Woodrow Wilson
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13 6
We are citizens of the world. The tragedy of our times is that we do not know this. Woodrow Wilson
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7 1
Liberty has never come from government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of it. The history of liberty is a history of resistance. The history of liberty is a history of limitations of governmental power, not the increase of it. Woodrow Wilson
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9 3
Sometimes people call me an idealist. Well, that is the way I know I am an American. America is the only idealistic nation in the world. Woodrow Wilson
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11 5
Surely a man has come to himself only when he has found the best that is in him, and has satisfied his heart with the highest achievement he is fit for. Woodrow Wilson
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15 9
Fear God and you need not fear anyone else. Woodrow Wilson