Inaugural Address Quotes
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"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."
John F. Kennedy
2 of 8
"We have reached a higher degree of comfort and security than ever existed before in the history of the world."
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"In this present crisis, government is not the solution to our problem. Government is the problem.”
George W. Bush
4 of 8
"Think of our world as it looks from the rocket that is heading toward Mars. It is like a child's globe, hanging in space, the continents stuck to its side like colored maps."
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"The suppression of unnecessary offices, of useless establishments and expenses, enabled us to discontinue our internal taxes."
James K. Polk
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"I have been the subject of abuse and slander scarcely ever equaled in political history, which today I feel that I can afford to disregard in view of your verdict."
Ulysses S. Grant
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"It was certainly a great error of the framers of the Constitution not to have made the officer at the head of the Treasury Department entirely independent of the executive."
William Henry Harrison
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"Our children have been taught to be ashamed of their country, ashamed of their parents, ashamed of America's record at home and of its role in the world."
George H.W. Bush