Friday, March 6, 2009

President Nixon Inaugural Address- Confidence in the Will of God

The 37th President of the United States was Richard M. Nixon. In his 1969 Inaugural address he said:

"[Discussing FDR] He could say in surveying the Nation's troubles: 'They concern, thank God, only material things. [End of FDR quote]'
"What remains is to give life to what is in the law: to ensure at last that as all are born equal in dignity before God, all are born equal in dignity before man.
"I have taken an oath today in the presence of God and my countrymen to uphold and defend the Constitution of the United States.
"Only a few short weeks ago, we shared the glory of man's first sight of the world as God sees it, as a single sphere reflecting light in the darkness. As the Apollo astronauts flew over the moon's gray surface on Christmas Eve, they spoke to us of the beauty of earth—and in that voice so clear across the lunar distance, we heard them invoke God's blessing on its goodness.
"...sustained by our confidence in the will of God and the promise of man."

Read the entire address

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