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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)
It recognizes no morality but a sham morality meant for deceit, no honor even among thieves and of a thievish sort, no force but physical force, no intellectual power but cunning, no disgrace but failure, no crime but stupidity.
Woodrow Wilson (1856–1924), U.S. president. Notes, c. February 6, 1887, for classroom lectures. The Public Papers of Woodrow Wilson, vol. 5, p. 490, ed. Arthur S. Link.
Wilson was speaking of Machiavelli's The Prince.
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