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Thursday, January 19, 2017

Famous Inauguration Day Quotation

Washington delivering his inaugural address April 1789
"No compact among men . . . can be pronounced everlasting and inviolable, and if I may so express myself, that no Wall of words, that no mound of parchment can be so formed as to stand against the sweeping torrent of boundless ambition on the one side, aided by the sapping current of corrupted morals on the other." ~George Washington, April, 1789

"With malice toward none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right, as God gives us to see the right, let us strive on to finish the work we are in, to bind up the nation’s wounds." ~Abraham Lincoln, March 1865.

"Much has been given us, and much will rightfully be expected from us. We have duties to others and duties to ourselves; and we can shirk neither." ~Theodore Roosevelt, March 1905.


"This great nation will endure as it has endured, will revive and will prosper. So, first of all, let me assert my firm belief that the only thing we have to fear is fear itself." ~Franklin D. Roosevelt, March 1933.

"Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe, in order to assure the survival and the success of liberty.” John F. Kennedy, Jan. 20, 1961.

"In this present crisis, government is not the solution to our problem; government is the problem.” ~Ronald Reagan, Jan. 1981.

“There is nothing wrong with America that cannot be cured by what is right with America." ~Bill Clinton, Jan. 20, 1993.

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