All information presented on our websites should not be construed as medical consultation or instruction. For decades, we have piled deficit upon deficit, mortgaging our future and our children's future for the temporary convenience of the present. We will strive for mutually beneficial relations. There, on the western front, he was killed trying to carry a message between battalions under heavy artillery fire. In the days ahead I will propose removing the roadblocks that have slowed our economy and reduced productivity. It is made up of men and women who raise our food, patrol our streets, man our mines and our factories, teach our children, keep our homes, and heal us when we are sick—professionals, industrialists, shopkeepers, clerks, cabbies, and truck drivers.
We must act today in order to preserve tomorrow. And these will be our first priorities, and on these principles, there will be no compromise. Within us, the people of the United States, there is evident a serious and purposeful rekindling of confidence. Your dreams, your hopes, your goals are going to be the dreams, the hopes, and the goals of this administration, so help me God. Their values sustain our national life.
Our forbearance should never be misunderstood. And, after all, why shouldn't we believe that? Our reluctance for conflict should not be misjudged as a failure of will. We will not behave in foreign places so as to violate our rules and standards here at home, for we know that the trust which our Nation earns is essential to our strength. He led America out of revolutionary victory into infant nationhood. Those who do work are denied a fair return for their labor by a tax system which penalizes successful achievement and keeps us from maintaining full productivity.
They will go away because we, as Americans, have the capacity now, as we have had in the past, to do whatever needs to be done to preserve this last and greatest bastion of freedom. It is a weapon that we as Americans do have. If we look to the answer as to why, for so many years, we achieved so much, prospered as no other people on Earth, it was because here, in this land, we unleashed the energy and individual genius of man to a greater extent than has ever been done before. Well, this administration's objective will be a healthy, vigorous, growing economy that provides equal opportunities for all Americans with no barriers born of bigotry or discrimination. Inaugural Address January 20, 1981 Senator Hatfield, Mr.
When action is required to preserve our national security, we will act. We will maintain sufficient strength to prevail if need be, knowing that if we do so we have the best chance of never having to use that strength. Our concern must be for a special interest group that has been too long neglected. Steps will be taken aimed at restoring the balance between the various levels of government. The Declaration of Independence flames with his eloquence. Ending inflation means freeing all Americans from the terror of runaway living costs. The price for this freedom at times has been high, but we have never been unwilling to pay that price.
By your gracious cooperation in the transition process, you have shown a watching world that we are a united people pledged to maintaining a political system which guarantees individual liberty to a greater degree than any other, and I thank you and your people for all your help in maintaining the continuity which is the bulwark of our Republic. They add up to only a tiny fraction of the price that has been paid for our freedom. We are a nation that has a government--not the other way around. And as we renew ourselves here in our own land, we will be seen as having greater strength throughout the world. We are a nation under God, and I believe God intended for us to be free. Therefore, I will work, I will save, I will sacrifice, I will endure, I will fight cheerfully and do my utmost, as if the issue of the whole struggle depended on me alone.
It does require, however, our best effort, and our willingness to believe in ourselves and to believe in our capacity to perform great deeds; to believe that together, with God's help, we can and will resolve the problems which now confront us. C25-6, President Reagan giving the Inaugural Address from the U. The Reagans in the inaugural parade Throughout Washington and throughout the country, there were celebrations to mark the inauguration and the release of the hostages. We urge all other people to join us, for success can mean life instead of death. We shall reflect the compassion that is so much a part of your makeup.
It is my intention to curb the size and influence of the Federal establishment and to demand recognition of the distinction between the powers granted to the Federal Government and those reserved to the States or to the people. We're not, as some would have us believe, doomed to an inevitable decline. The Declaration of Independence flames with his eloquence. Ending inflation means freeing all Americans from the terror of runaway living costs. We are a nation that has a government—not the other way around. We have every right to dream heroic dreams. It does require, however, our best effort, and our willingness to believe in ourselves and to believe in our capacity to perform great deeds; to believe that together, with God's help, we can and will resolve the problems which now confront us.