1776:      “We hold these truths to be self-evident …”

1787:      “… in Order to form a more perfect Union …”

1863:     “that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish form the earth.”

1941:      “With confidence in our armed forces – with the unbounded determination of our people – we will gain the inevitable triumph – so help us God.”

1961:      “… ask not what your country can do for you—ask what you can do for your country.”