The advancement and diffusion of knowledge is the only guardian of true liberty.
The path of social advancement is, and must be, strewn with broken friendships.
We are pleased with our performance in 2005. The year was highlighted by the filing of the new drug application on NRP104, our lead compound under development, for the treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in pediatric populations. We believe that this advancement together with the progress on our other pipeline products positions us well for future growth. Looking forward, we anticipate receiving approval from the FDA on NRP104 in the second half of 2006 and making IND filings on NRP409 and NRP388, the two most advanced candidates in our preclinical pipeline, by the end of the second quarter of 2006. In addition, we plan to continue to develop NRP290, our second most advanced compound, and other drug products in our research pipeline.
From this point on, the race's advancement will come from the efforts of its individuals.
If we want more brotherhood and goodwill, more intelligence, more clear thinking, more honesty and sincerity, more tolerance and human understanding we must concentrate upon cultivating these qualities within ourselves. There is a natural progression in social advancement from the individual spirit to the family, to the community, to the nation and to the world at large. The line of progress can move in no other direction. There is no substitute for personal integrity.
Poverty is multidimensional. It extends beyond money incomes to education, health care, political participation and advancement of one's own culture and social organisation.
Being involved in the well-being and advancement of one's own community is a most natural thing to do.
I wrote my thesis on the benefits of war and very near got thrown out of college. But I can show you where the greatest advancement of mankind comes under stress and strain, not comfort.
The advancement of all sciences, especially where there has been such a radical change, have been attended with persecution.
Graduating to the American Stock Exchange will be a significant achievement in the growth and advancement of our company and will increase our exposure to both institutional and individual investors in the United States and in Europe. Moving to a larger exchange will complement our growth strategy, and we look forward to a swift approval process.
I do think advancement benefits my family as whole.
My suggestion to ambitious young men would be to conserve and develop their physical and mental strength, cram their heads with all the useful knowledge they can, and work, work, worknot simply for their own advancement but to get worthwhile things done.