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Free people will set the course of history.

Freedom and fear, justice and cruelty, have always been at war, and we know that God is not neutral between them.

Freedom itself was attacked this morning by a faceless coward, and freedom will be defended.

Freeing people from oppression and despair is eternally right.

Government does not create wealth. The major role for the government is to create an environment where people take risks to expand the job rate in the United States.

Great tragedy has come to us, and we are meeting it with the best that is in our country, with courage and concern for others because this is America. This is who we are.

History has called America and our allies to action, and it is both our responsibility and our privilege to fight freedom's fight.

History has shown that free nations are peaceful nations. Think about all the bloodshed on the continent of Europe the past 100 years. In World War I and in World War II, there were bloody battles. Thousands of Americans went to Europe to fight in those wars and never came home. Democracy took hold in Europe, and today, Europe is whole, free, and at peace.

Hundreds of thousands of American servicemen and women are deployed across the world in the war on terror. By bringing hope to the oppressed, and delivering justice to the violent, they are making America more secure.

I am mindful not only of preserving executive powers for myself, but for predecessors as well.

I ask our youngest citizens to believe the evidence of your eyes. You have seen duty and allegiance in the determined faces of our soldiers. You have seen that life is fragile, and evil is real, and courage triumphs. Make the choice to serve in a cause larger than your wants, larger than yourself, and in your days you will add not just to the wealth of our country but to its character.

I believe a marriage is between a man and a woman.

I believe all these things because freedom is not America's gift to the world, it is the Almighty God's gift to every man and woman in this world.

I believe in the transformational power of liberty. I believe that the free Iraq is in this nation's interests. I believe a free Afghanistan is in this nation's interest.

I believe that God has planted in every heart the desire to live in freedom.

I believe the most solemn duty of the American president is to protect the American people. If America shows uncertainty and weakness in this decade, the world will drift toward tragedy. This will not happen on my watch.

I can hear you, the rest of the world can hear you and the people who knocked these buildings down will hear all of us soon.

I have a different vision of leadership. A leadership is someone who brings people together.

I have confidence in the promise of America because I know the character of our people.

I just want you to know that, when we talk about war, we're really talking about peace.

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