"A little group of willful men, representing no opinion but their own, have rendered the great government of the United States helpless and contemptible."
"Great minds discuss ideas average minds discuss events small minds discuss people."Woodrow Wilson on Eleanor Roosevelt
"Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds."Woodrow Wilson on Albert Einstein
"Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them."Woodrow Wilson on William Shakespeare
"One sees great things from the valley only small things from the peak."Woodrow Wilson on Gilbert K. Chesterton
"All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope."Woodrow Wilson on Winston Churchill
"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."