Quotation by Woodrow Wilson

That is Gladstone, the greatest statesman that ever lived. I intend to be a statesman, too.
Woodrow Wilson (1856–1924), U.S. president. Jessie Bones Brower to Ray Stannard Baker. Ray Stannard Baker, Woodrow Wilson: Life and Letters, vol. 1, p. 57.

Wilson was sixteen years old, sitting under a portrait of Gladstone, when this remark was made.
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