On the other hand:
There's another line you could have crossed out there, Mr. President! Maybe the previous lines would have served as, you know, an "ending." They're not that bad!
I still believe that we can act when it's hard. I still believe we can replace acrimony with civility, and gridlock with progress. I still believe we can do great things, and that here and now we will meet history's test. Because that's who we are. That is our calling. That is our character.