Woodrow Wilson Quote
“One cool judgment is worth a thousand hasty counsels. The thing to do is to supply light and not heat.”
Speech on Military Preparedness, Pittsburgh (29 January 1916)
The Papers of Woodrow Wilson, Volume 38 (Princeton University Press, 1966), p. 51
“At every crisis in one's life, it is absolute salvation to have some sympathetic friend to whom you can think aloud without restraint or misgiving.”
Letter to Mary Allen Hulbert Peck (1 August 1909), PWW 19:321.
“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.”
Address on 4 March 1913. As reported in: "President Wilson ̓state papers and addresses" (1918), p. 4
Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsWoodrow Wilson
Born: December 28, 1856
Died: February 3, 1924 (age 67)
Bio: Thomas Woodrow Wilson was the 28th President of the United States, from 1913 to 1921. A leader of the Progressive Movement, he served as President of Princeton University from 1902 to 1910, and then as the Governor of New Jersey from 1911 to 1913.