“What a glorious morning for our country.” -Samuel Adams
“Democracy is based upon the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.” -Harry Emerson Fosdick
“It seems to be a law of nature, inflexible and inexorable, that those who will not risk cannot win.” -John Paul Jones
“Every generation has the obligation to free men’s minds for a look at new worlds…to look out from a higher plateau than the last generation.” -Ellison S. Onizuka
“We live in a world that is lit by lightning. So much is changing and will change, but so much endures and transcends time.” -Ronald Reagan
“It is immigrants who brought to this land the skills of their hands and brains to make of it a beacon of opportunity and hope for all men.” -Herbert H. Lehman
Happy Birthday to the United States and to my dear Shawn!