Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations. 1989.
Woodrow Wilson (18561924)
Sometimes people call me an idealist. Well, that is the way I know I am an American. America, my fellow citizensI do not say it in disparagement of any other great peopleAmerica is the only idealistic nation in the world.
President WOODROW WILSON, address supporting the League of Nations, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, September 8, 1919.The Messages and Papers of Woodrow Wilson, ed. Albert Shaw, vol. 2, p. 822 (1924).