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America is hope. It is compassion. It is excellence. It is valor.

America is hope. It is compassion. It is excellence. It is valor.

We are a continuum. Just as we reach back to our ancestors for our fundamental values, so we, as guardians of that legacy, must reach ahead to our children and their children. And we do so with a sense of sacredness in that reaching. ---->>>

Journey with me to a true commitment to our environment. Journey with me to the serenity of leaving to our children a planet in equilibrium.

Journey with me to a true commitment to our environment. Journey with me to the serenity of leaving to our children a planet in equilibrium.

No one on his deathbed ever said, I wish I had spent more time on my business. ---->>>

This land, this water, this air, this planet - this is our legacy to our young. ---->>>

Two hundred years ago, our Founding Fathers gave us a democracy. It was based upon the simple, yet noble, idea that government derives its validity from the consent of the governed. ---->>>

I want to deploy the leadership to meet the challenges that face us and to restore America's greatness. ---->>>

Let's try winning and see what it feels like. If we don't like it, we can go back to our traditions. ---->>>

A commencement is a time of joy. It is also a time of melancholy. But then again, so is life. ---->>>

Our destiny is greatness and we must return to its fulfillment. ---->>>

In this era of the global village, the tide of democracy is running. And it will not cease, not in China, not in South Africa, not in any corner of this earth, where the simple idea of democracy and freedom has taken root. ---->>>

It was a myth that's often perpetuated at commencement that holds that only hope and promise lie beyond the halls of academe. Don't worry, be happy. Everything is fine. ---->>>

Don't fear your mortality, because it is this very mortality that gives meaning and depth and poignancy to all the days that will be granted to you. ---->>>

Thinking in generations also means enabling our young to have a decent standard of living. ---->>>

From a viable economy to the full funding of Headstart, from a clean environment to true equality for women, from a strong military to a commitment to racial brotherhood, from schools that are honored to streets free of excessive violence. ---->>>

That's a good question. Let me try to evade you. ---->>>

My father's generation gave to my generation a land of wealth and purpose and world economic dominance. ---->>>

That sense of sacredness, that thinking in generations, must begin with reverence for this earth. ---->>>

When George Bush used the Willie Horton ad, he knew what he was doing. ---->>>

Seven and half years ago I began my own journey. For me and my family it was a time of adversity. But during that adversity I derived a deeper faith. And born out of that adversity was a commitment to devote myself to those people and to those issues that truly matter to me. ---->>>

I am an American. I love this country. ---->>>

No one is immune from the larger events of his or her time - the Depression, World War II, civil rights, Vietnam, the spring of 1989 in China. These events intrude upon our lives and radically affect our directions. ---->>>

You are part of that horrid expression, the best and the brightest. It can be a terrible burden if you let it be, but it is the great challenge of your time. And being a warrior in that challenge should be wondrous. ---->>>

America is the sum of all our journeys as we search for our national community and our national culture. ---->>>

I have pretty much made up my mind to do this. ---->>>

Our only weapons in this war of your lifetime are the weapons of the mind. ---->>>

You are Americans. You love this country. Together we are entrusted with the principles that represent mankind's greatest political and social achievement. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 02-14, 1941
Die: 01-18, 1997
Occupation: Politician

Paul Efthemios Tsongas (; February 14, 1941 – January 18, 1997) was an American politician and a United States Senator from Massachusetts from 1979 to 1985, who had served as a U.S. Representative from Massachusetts's 5th congressional district (1975–1979) and in local political office. He won seven states as a candidate in the 1992 Democratic presidential primaries, losing the nomination to Bill Clinton (wikipedia)