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Quotation by Woodrow Wilson
Atlantic Monthly (Boston, March 1901)address, April 2, 1917, to the Congress calling for war on Germanyaddress at Baltimore, Maryland (April 6, 1918)address at Independence Hall, Philadelphia (July 14, 1914)address at Independence Hall, Philadelphia (July 4, 1914)
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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