president of the United States from 1913 to 1921
Thomas Woodrow Wilson was an American politician and academic who served as the 28th president of the United States from 1913 to 1921. A member of the Democratic Party, Wilson served as the president of Princeton University and as the governor of New Jersey before winning the 1912 presidential election. As president, Wilson changed the nation's economic policies and led the United States into World War I in 1917. He was the leading architect of the League of Nations, and his progressive stance on foreign policy came to be known as Wilsonianism.
Woodrow Wilson Quotes Page 2
Democracy is not so much a form of government as a set of principles.
If there are men in this country big enough to own the government of the United States, they are going to own it.
The awakening of the people of China to the possibilities under free government is the most significant, if not the most momentous, event of our generation.
The man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of it.
The history of liberty is a history of resistance.
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.
It is like writing history with lightning and my only regret is that it is all so terribly true.
If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.
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.
Absolute identity with one's cause is the first and great condition of successful leadership.