Quotation by Woodrow Wilson

My dream is that as the years go by and the world knows more and more of America, it ... will turn to America for those moral inspirations that lie at the basis of all freedom ... that America will come into the full light of the day when all shall know that she puts human rights above all other rights, and that her flag is the flag not only of America but of humanity.
Woodrow Wilson (1856–1924), U.S. president. Address at Independence Hall, Philadelphia (July 4, 1914).

These words were spoken a few weeks before the Great War broke out in Europe.
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