Quotation by Woodrow Wilson

We ought to regard ourselves and to act as socialists—believers in the wholesomeness and beneficence of the body politic.
Woodrow Wilson (1856–1924), U.S. president. Woodrow Wilson, The State (1889). The Public Papers of Woodrow Wilson, vol. 6, p. 303, ed. Arthur S. Link.

Writing as a young college professor, Wilson disassociated himself from any specific socialist party. But he did not change this reference in the many subsequent reprintings of his book.
Surprise me with a
The Columbia World of Quotations © 1996, Columbia University Press.
Licensed from Columbia University Press. All rights reserved. Except as otherwise permitted by written agreement, the following are prohibited: copying substantial portions or the entirety of the work in machine readable form, making multiple printouts thereof, and other uses of the work inconsistent with U.S. and applicable foreign copyright and related laws.
Copyright ©  2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
About PRIVACY POLICY Terms Careers Advertise with Us Contact Us Suggest a Word Help