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Our offensive against terror involves more than military action. Ultimately, the only way to defeat the terrorists is to defeat their dark vision of hatred and fear by offering the hopeful alternative of political freedom and peaceful change.
 

Our strategy in Iraq has three objectives: destroying the terrorists, enlisting the support of other nations for a free Iraq and helping Iraqis assume responsibility for their own defense and their own future.
[Strategy]
 

Our success in this war is often measured by the things that did not happen.
 

Our war on terror begins with al-Qaida, but it does not end there. It will not end until every terrorist group of global reach has been found, stopped, and defeated.
 

Our war on terror is well begun, but it is only begun. This campaign may not be finished on our watch -- yet it must be and it will be waged on our watch.
 

Our work in the world is also based on a timeless truth: To whom much is given, much is required.
 

People make suggestions on what to say all the time. I'll give you an example; I don't read what's handed to me. People say, 'Here, here's your speech, or here's an idea for a speech.' They're changed. Trust me.
 

Prayer is a gift from Almighty God that transforms us, whether we bow our heads in solitude, or offer swift and silent prayers in times of trial. Prayer humbles us by reminding us of our place in creation. Prayer strengthens us by reminding us that God loves and cares for each and every soul in His creation. And prayer blesses us by reminding us that there is a divine plan that stands above all human plans.
[Prayer]
 

Saddam Hussein is a homicidal dictator who is addicted to weapons of mass destruction.
 

Senator Kerry has been in Washington long enough to take both sides on just about every issue.
 

So it is the policy of the United States to seek and support the growth of democratic movements and institutions in every nation and culture, with the ultimate goal of ending tyranny in our world.
[Democracy]
 

Some folks look at me and see a certain swagger, which in Texas is called "walking."
 

Some have argued that confronting the threat from Iraq could detract from the war against terror. To the contrary, confronting the threat posed by Iraq is crucial to winning the war on terror.
[Against]
 

Some have shown their devotion to our country in deaths that honored their whole lives, and we will always honor their names and their sacrifice.
 

States should have the right to enact laws... particularly to end the inhumane practice of ending a life that otherwise could live.
 

Terrorist attacks can shake the foundations of our biggest buildings, but they cannot touch the foundation of America. These acts shatter steel, but they cannot dent the steel of American resolve.
[Acts]
 

The action we take and the decisions we make in this decade will have consequences far into this century. If America shows weakness and uncertainty, the world will drift toward tragedy. That will not happen on my watch.
[Action]
 

The best hope for peace in our world is the expansion of freedom in all the world.
 

The California crunch really is the result of not enough power-generating plants and then not enough power to power the power of generating plants.
 

The course of this conflict is not known, yet its outcome is certain. Freedom and fear, justice and cruelty, have always been at war, and we know that God is not neutral between them.
 


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