The Northeast Pavilion ceiling shows the Great Seal of the United States with a narrow blue band inscribed:
THAT THIS NATION, UNDER GOD, SHALL HAVE A NEW BIRTH OF FREEDOM; THAT GOVERNMENT OF THE PEOPLE, BY THE PEOPLE, FOR THE PEOPLE, SHALL NOT PERISH FROM THE EARTH - Abraham Lincoln, Gettysburg Address, November 19, 1863
THANK GOD, I ALSO AM AN AMERICAN! - Daniel Webster, Address at Charlestown, Mass., June 17, 1843, Dedication of Bunker Hill Monument.
TO BE PREPARED FOR WAR IS ONE OF THE MOST EFFECTIVE MEANS OF PRESERVING PEACE - George Washington, Speech to Congress, January 8, 1790.