Quotation by Woodrow Wilson

Let him [the President] once win the admiration and confidence of the country, and no other single force can withstand him, no combination of forces will easily overpower him.... If he rightly interpret the national thought and boldly insist upon it, he is irresistible; and the country never feels the zest of action so much as when the President is of such insight and caliber.
Woodrow Wilson (1856–1924), U.S. president. Constitutional Government in the United States (1908). The Public Papers of Woodrow Wilson, vol. 18, p. 114, ed. Arthur S. Link.
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