Woodrow Wilson Quotes

Genius is divine perseverance. Genius I cannot claim, nor even extra brightness, but perseverance all can have.

In the last analysis, my fellow country men, as we in America would be the first to claim, a people are responsible for the acts of government.

Unless justice be done to others it will not be done to us.

Nothing was ever done so systematically as nothing is being done now.

No nation is fit to sit in judgment upon any other nation.

There is such a thing as a nation being so right that it it does not need to convince others by force that it is right.

The nation’s honor is dearer than the nation’s comfort; yes, than the nation’s life itself.

Only free peoples can hold their purpose and their honor steady to a common end and prefer the interest of mankind to any narrow interest of their own.

I not only use all of the brains I have, but all I can borrow.

Sometimes people call me an idealist. Well, that is the way I know I am an American. America, my fellow citizens – I do not say it in disparagement of any other great people – America is the only idealistic nation in the world.