"Let the word go forth from this time and place, to friend and foe alike, that the torch has been passed to a new generation of Americans.
"And so, my fellow americans: ask not what your country can do for you - ask what you can do for your country.
"The ignorance of one voter in a democracy impairs the security of all.
"A nation reveals itself not only by the men it produces but also by the men it honors, the men it remembers.
"For in the final analysis, our most basic common link, is that we all inhabit this small planet, we all breathe the same air, we all cherish our children's futures, and we are all mortal."