1 I feel the hand of history upon our shoulders.
2 I go the way that Providence dictates with the assurance of a sleepwalker.
3 This is a sort of free democratic spirit that operates outside the convention of democracy that elections decide the government.
4 Democracy will in practice lead to the destruction of a people’s true values.
5 Today’s media, more than ever before, hunts in a pack. In these modes it is like a feral beast, just tearing people and reputations to bits.
6 Let this great man search his own heart and conscience before he accuses anyone of being a warmonger.
7 But believe one thing, if nothing else. I did what I thought was right for our country.
8 Once the whole nation again pursued a great ideal, once it was prepared to stake everything for this ideal, the hour would come when the Lord would declare our trials at an end.
9 I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few.
10 [Our country]… are special. The world knows it. In our innermost thoughts we know it. This is the greatest nation on earth.