Tuesday, March 3, 2009

JFK's Inaugural Address: Hand of God Gives Us Our Rights

Our 35th President was John F. Kennedy. In his 1961 Inaugural address he said:

"For I have sworn before you and Almighty God the same solemn oath our forbears prescribed nearly a century and three-quarters ago.
"...the rights of man come not from the generosity of the state but from the hand of God.
"With a good conscience our only sure reward, with history the final judge of our deeds, let us go forth to lead the land we love, asking His blessing and His help, but knowing that here on earth God's work must truly be our own."

Read President Kennedy's entire Inaugural address

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