"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."
"Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future."Woodrow Wilson on John F. Kennedy
"Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress but I repeat myself."Woodrow Wilson on Mark Twain
"One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors."Woodrow Wilson on Plato
"If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand."Woodrow Wilson on Milton Friedman
"It is enough that the people know there was an election. The people who cast the votes decide nothing. The people who count the votes decide everything."Woodrow Wilson on Joseph Stalin
"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."
"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."
"If you want to make enemies, try to change something."
"One cool judgment is worth a thousand hasty counsels. The thing to do is to supply light and not heat."
"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."
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