"We are six months away from a date with destiny and we have a great task in hand," Mr Salmond will tell the Perth gathering on Friday.Oviously the product of a cliché generator. Mr Salmond should be able to do better than this kind of vacuous nonsense.
The politician will say that no-one in this world owes Scotland a living.
He believes the country must have a competitive edge so that it can reap its own harvest and ring its own tills.
"In our Scotland, everyone will get a square deal, a fair shout, and an equal chance," he will say.
"Certainly we will use markets to give Scotland a competitive advantage - but we are the masters of markets and not their servants."
13 October 2006
Clichés are the best thing since sliced bread
The BBC website has had advance sight of Mr Salmond's big speech: