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" But the right is more precious than peace, and we shall fight for the things which we have always carried nearest our hearts — for democracy, for the right of those who submit to authority to have a voice in their own Governments, for the rights and... "
HOYT'S NEW CYCLOPEDIA OF PRACTICAL QUOTATIONS - Page 182
by KATE LOUISE ROBERTS - 1922
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The Origins of World War I

Richard Frederick Hamilton, Richard F. Hamilton, Holger H. Herwig - 2003 - 537 pages
...that "the right is more precious than peace" and that Americans would be fighting "for democracy, ... for a universal dominion of right by such a concert...peace and safety to all nations and make the world at last free. To such a task we can dedicate our lives and our fortunes, everything that we are and...
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Liberty and Freedom: A Visual History of America's Founding Ideas

David Hackett Fischer, Harmondsworth Professor of American History and Fellow David Hackett Fischer - 2005 - 851 pages
...purpose. The president told the Congress: "we shall fight for the things which we have always carried in our hearts — for democracy, for the right of those...safety to all nations and make the world itself at last free."8 More than any other leader, Wilson transformed a rivalry among European powers into a movement...
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The Sorrows of Empire: Militarism, Secrecy, and the End of the Republic

Chalmers A Johnson, James Carroll - 2004 - 389 pages
...more ambitious war aim: "The world must be made safe for democracy." America, he explained, must fight "for the rights and liberties of small nations, for...all nations and make the world itself at last free." According to Wilson, these were purposes "we have always carried nearest to our hearts."16 He asked...
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A Religious History of the American People

Sydney E. Ahlstrom - 2004 - 1192 pages
...and disastrous of all wars. . . . But the right is more precious than peace, and we shall fight ... for a universal dominion of right by such a concert...all nations and make the world itself at last free." Looking back on 7. New Republic 11:297; quoted in Ray H. Abrams, Preachers Present Arms, p. 8. 882...
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Freedom: A History of US

Joy Hakim - 2003 - 406 pages
...to be in the balance. But the right is more precious than peace, and we shall fight for the things we have always carried nearest our hearts — for...voice in their own governments, for the rights and libeities of small nations, for a universal domination of right lr\i such a concert of free peoples...
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Decisions for War, 1914-1917

Richard F. Hamilton, Holger H. Herwig - 2004 - 266 pages
...that "the right is more precious than peace" and that Americans would be fighting "for democracy, ... for a universal dominion of right by such a concert...peace and safety to all nations and make the world at last free. To such a task we can dedicate our lives and our fortunes " Wilson carried substantial...
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How Far the Promised Land?: World Affairs and the American Civil Rights ...

Jonathan Rosenberg - 2006 - 316 pages
...nations . . . that are observed among . . . individual[s]. . . . [W]e shall fight for the things which we have always carried nearest our hearts — for...all nations and make the world itself at last free." Rarely has an American president framed a war message in such idealistic terms: America would fight...
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Woodrow Wilson: The Essential Political Writings

Woodrow Wilson, Ronald J. Pestritto - 2005 - 279 pages
...in the balance. But the right is more precious than peace, and we shall fight for the things which we have always carried nearest our hearts,— for...all nations and make the world itself at last free. To such a task we can dedicate our lives and our fortunes, everything that we are and everything that...
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Banners: For God, Tsar and Russia

Steve Pribish - 2005 - 236 pages
...than peace, and we shall fight for the things which we have always carried nearest our hearts—for democracy, for the right of those who submit to authority...all nations and make the world itself at last free. To such a task we can dedicate our lives and our fortunes, everything that we are and everything that...
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Vin Rouge, Vin Blanc, Beaucoup Vin, the American Expeditionary Force in Wwi

Van Lee - 2005 - 186 pages
...and we shall fight for the things which we have always carried nearest to our hearts for democray, for the right of those who submit to authority to...of right by such a concert of free peoples as shall bringpeace and safety to all nations and make the world itself at last free. To such a task we can...
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