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Woodrow Wilson
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"We grow great by dreams. All big men are dreamers. They see things in the soft haze of a spring day or in the red fire of a long winter's evening. Some of us let these great dreams die, but others nourish and protect them; nurse them through bad days till they bring them to the sunshine and light which comes always to those who sincerely hope that their dreams will come true."

"We grow great by dreams. All big men are dreamers. They see things in the soft haze of a spring day or in the red fire of a long winter's evening. Some of us let these great dreams die, but others nourish and protect them; nurse them through bad days till they bring them to the sunshine and light which comes always to those who sincerely hope that their dreams will come true."
 
"No nation is fit to sit in judgement upon any other nation"
- Speech in New York, Apr. 20, 1915
 
"The supreme test of the nation has come. We must all speak, act, and serve together!"
- Why We Are At War
 
"Sometimes people call me an idealist. Well, that is the way I know I am an American. America is the only idealistic nation in the world."
 
"A conservative is a man who just sits and thinks, mostly sits. "
 
"America is not anything if it consists of each of us. It is something only if it consists of all of us. "
 
"I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow. "
 
"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. "
 
"The American Revolution was a beginning, not a consummation. "
 
"The history of liberty is a history of resistance. "
- Address to New York Press Club, September 9, 1912.
 
"There are blessed intervals when I forget by one means or another that I am President of the United States. "
 
"There is no higher religion than human service. To work for the common good is the greatest creed. "
 
"There is such a thing as a man being too proud to fight; there is such a thing as a nation being so right that it does not need to convince others by force that it is right."
- Speech in Philadelphia, May 10, 1915
 
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