Portrait courtesy of the White House.
Before all else, we seek, upon our common labor as a nation,
the blessings of Almighty God. And the hopes in our hearts fashion the deepest
prayers of our whole people. May we pursue the right—without self-righteousness.
May we know unity—without conformity. May we grow in strength—without pride in
self. May we, in our dealings with all people of the earth, ever speak truth and
–Dwight D. Eisenhower