“In short, both at home and abroad, there may now be a temptation to relax. For the road has been long, the burden heavy, and the pace consistently urgent.
But we cannot be satisfied to rest here. This is the side of the hill, not the top. The mere absence of war is not peace.
The mere absence of recession is not growth. We have made a beginning—but we have only begun.
Now the time has come to make the most of our gains—to translate the renewal of our national strength into the achievement of our national purpose.”