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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)
The true shepherd of his flock, the majesty of whose spiritual authority awed even the unscrupulous enemy.
Woodrow Wilson (1856–1924), U.S. president. Address, June 19, 1919, to the Belgian Parliament.
Wilson's tribute to a famous churchman, Cardinal Mercier, known for his defiance of the Germans. The quotation is from an extemporaneous speech.
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