• The beauty of a democracy is that you never can tell when a youngster is born what he is going to do with himself, and that no matter how humbly he is born, no matter where he is born, no matter what circumstances hamper him at the outset, he has got a chance to master the minds and lead the imaginations of the whole country.

    Woodrow Wilson, Woodrow Wilson Foundation, Princeton University (1966). “The papers of Woodrow Wilson”
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