The will of the people is the only legitimate foundation of any government,
and to protect its free expression should be our first object.
– Thomas Jefferson
Whatever our differences, we are fellow Americans.
- John McCain, concession speech.
The road ahead will be long. Our climb will be steep. We may not get there in one year or even in one term. But, America, I have never been more hopeful than I am tonight that we will get there.
– President-Elect Barack Obama