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 4
Every man who takes office ... either grows or swells, and when I give a man an office, I watch him carefully to see whether he is swelling or growing.
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.
Friends help you move. Real friends help you move dead bodies.
Liberty has never come from Government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of it ... The history of liberty is a history of limitations of governmental power, not the increase of it.
Progressiveness means not standing still when everything else is moving.
Provision for others is a fundamental responsibility of human life.
The truth is, we are all caught in a great economic system which is heartless.
There is no higher religion than human service. To work for the common good is the greatest creed.
Big business is not dangerous today because it is big, but because its bigness is an unwholesome inflation created by privileges and exemptions which it ought not to enjoy.
When you have read the Bible, you will know it is the word of God, because you will have found it the key to your own heart, your own happiness and your own duty.