Original Sources: "'Big government is not the answer. But the alternative to bureaucracy is not indifference. A hundred years from now, this must not be remembered as an age rich in possessions and poor in ideals.If I were managing a Democratic Presidential campaign, I'd feature that.
'Instead, we must usher in an era of responsibility.
'My generation tested limits -- and our country, in some ways, is better for it. ...We have discovered that who we are is more important than what we have. And we know we must renew our values to restore our country.
'This is the vision of America's founders.'
'In a responsibility era, each of us has important tasks -- work that only we can do. Each of us is responsible ... to love and guide our children, and help a neighbor in need. Synagogues, churches and mosques are responsible ... not only to worship but to serve. Corporations are responsible ... to treat their workers fairly, and leave the air and waters clean. Our nation's leaders are responsible ... to confront problems, not pass them on to others.
'And to lead this nation to a responsibility era, a president himself must be responsible.' "