‘…ordinary men and women are too small minded to govern their affairs. The order and progress can only come with individuals surrender their right to all powerful sovereign’ – Obama
(Update on 9/15/2021) This 20 second clip was taken out of context. I should have checked this or at least been suspicious. If you go to the full speech, a few minutes in you hear the quote in reference to this old view that he says he and the modern world reject.