And finally, as everyone here
has been quick to say, the Community has for many years
acted as a centre of gravity, a yardstick for freedom and for prosperity, and no doubt this has played a certain role in the events, which the peoples
of Eastern Europe have triggered. If we fail to implement
the decisions we have taken, we shall be incapable of
making progress beyond 1992. It is said that luck can sometimes help, but that courage does so always. The peoples of Eastern and Central Europe
have offered us the opportunity, It is we who must display the courage. My hope is that
we shall display great courage.