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Quotation by Woodrow Wilson
Atlantic Monthly (Boston, March 1901) address, April 2, 1917, to the Congress calling for war on Germany address at Baltimore, Maryland (April 6, 1918) address at Independence Hall, Philadelphia (July 14, 1914) address at Independence Hall, Philadelphia (July 4, 1914)
I confess my belief in the common man.... The man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of it.... The man who is in the melee knows what blows are being struck and what blood is being drawn.
Woodrow Wilson (1856–1924), U.S. president. The New Freedom, p. 80 (1913).
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