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About Woodrow Wilson
Woodrow Wilson was an American politician known for being the 28th President of the United States from 1913 to 1921. During his tenure as President, one of his most notable achievements was the instrumental role he played in the formation of the League of Nations. He was eventually awarded the 1919 Nobel Peace Prize award for his sponsorship of the League of Nations.
He worked as a professor before becoming the President of Princeton University from 1902 to 1910. He was elected the 34th Governor of New Jersey from 1911 to 1913.
His first marriage was to Ellen Axson, from 1885 to 1914. His second marriage was to Edith Bolling, from 1915 until his death 1924. He had three children: Margaret, Jessie, and Eleanor.
He was President of the United States during World War I.
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Famous quotes by Woodrow Wilson
A conservative is a man who just sits and thinks, mostly sits.Woodrow Wilson
A conservative is someone who makes no changes and consults his grandmother when in doubt.Woodrow Wilson
A little group of willful men, representing no opinion but their own, have rendered the great government of the United States helpless and contemptible.Woodrow Wilson
Absolute identity with one's cause is the first and great condition of successful leadership.Woodrow Wilson
Business underlies everything in our national life, including our spiritual life. Witness the fact that in the Lord's Prayer, the first petition is for daily bread. No one can worship God or love his neighbor on an empty stomach.Woodrow Wilson
Democracy is not so much a form of government as a set of principles.Woodrow Wilson
Golf is a game in which one endeavors to control a ball with implements ill adapted for the purpose.Woodrow Wilson
I have long enjoyed the friendship and companionship of Republicans because I am by instinct a teacher, and I would like to teach them something.Woodrow Wilson
I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow.Woodrow Wilson
I will not speak with disrespect of the Republican Party. I always speak with respect of the past.Woodrow Wilson
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
If there are men in this country big enough to own the government of the United States, they are going to own it.Woodrow Wilson
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.Woodrow Wilson
In the Lord's Prayer, the first petition is for daily bread. No one can worship God or love his neighbor on an empty stomach.Woodrow Wilson
Interest does not tie nations together it sometimes separates them. But sympathy and understanding does unite them.Woodrow Wilson
It is like writing history with lightning and my only regret is that it is all so terribly true.Woodrow Wilson
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.Woodrow Wilson
My dream of politics all my life has been that it is the common business, that it is something we owe to each other to understand and discuss with absolute frankness.Woodrow Wilson
Neutrality is a negative word. It does not express what America ought to feel. We are not trying to keep out of trouble we are trying to preserve the foundations on which peace may be rebuilt.Woodrow Wilson
One cool judgment is worth a thousand hasty counsels. The thing to do is to supply light and not heat.Woodrow Wilson
Politics I conceive to be nothing more than the science of the ordered progress of society along the lines of greatest usefulness and convenience to itself.Woodrow Wilson
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.Woodrow Wilson
The government, which was designed for the people, has got into the hands of the bosses and their employers, the special interests. An invisible empire has been set up above the forms of democracy.Woodrow Wilson
The history of liberty is a history of resistance.Woodrow Wilson
The man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of it.Woodrow Wilson
The method of political science is the interpretation of life its instrument is insight, a nice understanding of subtle, unformulated conditions.Woodrow Wilson
The question of armaments, whether on land or sea, is the most immediately and intensely practical question connected with the future fortunes of nations and of mankind.Woodrow Wilson
The world must be made safe for democracy. Its peace must be planted upon the tested foundations of political liberty.Woodrow Wilson
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.Woodrow Wilson
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.Woodrow Wilson
There is no higher religion than human service. To work for the common good is the greatest creed.Woodrow Wilson
We have not given science too big a place in our education, but we have made a perilous mistake in giving it too great a preponderance in method in every other branch of study.Woodrow Wilson
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
You cannot, in human experience, rush into the light. You have to go through the twilight into the broadening day before the noon comes and the full sun is upon the landscape.Woodrow Wilson
Woodrow Wilson's Popularity
Woodrow Wilson was a famous American politician, who was born on December 28, 1856. As a person born on this date, Woodrow Wilson is listed in our database as the 3rd most popular celebrity for the day (December 28) and the 3rd most popular for the year (1856).
People born on December 28 fall under the Zodiac sign of Capricorn, the Sea Goat. Woodrow Wilson is the 110th most popular Capricorn.
Aside from information specific to Woodrow Wilson's birthday, Woodrow Wilson is the 755th most famous American.
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