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Quotation by Woodrow Wilson
Atlantic Monthly (Boston, March 1901)address, April 2, 1917, to the Congress calling for war on Germanyaddress at Baltimore, Maryland (April 6, 1918)address at Independence Hall, Philadelphia (July 14, 1914)address at Independence Hall, Philadelphia (July 4, 1914)
I have rather a strange objection to talking from the back platform of a train.... It changes too often. It moves around and shifts its ground too often. I like a platform that stays put.
Woodrow Wilson (1856–1924), U.S. president. Remarks, September 16, 1912, from a rear platform, Union City, Indiana. The Public Papers of Woodrow Wilson, vol. 25, p. 148, ed. Arthur S. Link.
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