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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 have had the accomplishment of something like this at heart ever since I was a boy.... So I feel tonight like the man who is lodging happily in the inn which lies half way along the journey and that in time, with a fresh impulse, we shall go the rest of the journey and sleep at the journey's end like men with a quiet conscience.
Woodrow Wilson (1856–1924), U.S. president. Remarks, October 3, 1913, on signing the tariff bill. The Public Papers of Woodrow Wilson, vol. 28, p. 351, ed. Arthur S. Link.
Tariff reform was followed by currency reform, Wilson's other half of that particular journey.
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