I accept it with a deep resolve to do all that I can for the welfare of this Nation and for the peace of the world. *** Jimmy Carter Inaugural Address Thursday, January 20, 1977 FOR myself and for our Nation, I want to thank my predecessor for all he has done to heal our land. And for matters of state, the story of Titus Livius, though it extolled that part which Pompey held, was not therefore suppressed by Octavius Caesar of the other faction. --Ha! --For my purpose I can work on at present by the light of one or two ideas of Aristotle and Aquinas.