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John F. Kennedy Quotes

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Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
- John F. Kennedy

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When written in Chinese, the word "crisis"
is composed of two characters.
One represents danger and the other represents opportunity.
- John F. Kennedy

Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.
- John F. Kennedy

Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction.
- John F. Kennedy

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The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.
- John F. Kennedy

As we express our gratitude,
we must never forget that the highest appreciation
is not to utter words, but to live by them.
- John F. Kennedy

Do not pray for easy lives.
Pray to be stronger men.
- John F. Kennedy

 

The best road to progress is freedom's road.
- John F. Kennedy

I'm an idealist without illusions.
- John F. Kennedy

The greater our knowledge increases
the more our ignorance unfolds.
- John F. Kennedy

A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on.
- John F. Kennedy

Too often we... enjoy the comfort of opinion
without the discomfort of thought.
- John F. Kennedy

The human mind is our fundamental resource.
- John F. Kennedy

A child miseducated is a child lost.
- John F. Kennedy

The problems of the world cannot possibly
be solved by skeptics or cynics
whose horizons are limited by the obvious realities.
We need men who can dream of things that never were.
- John F. Kennedy

Tolerance implies no lack of commitment to one's own beliefs.
Rather it condemns the oppression or persecution of others.
- John F. Kennedy

We must use time as a tool, not as a crutch.
- John F. Kennedy

Once you say you're going to settle for second,
that's what happens to you in life.
- John F. Kennedy

Things do not happen. Things are made to happen.
- John F. Kennedy

A man does what he must - in spite of personal consequences,
in spite of obstacles and dangers and pressures -
and that is the basis of all human morality.
- John F. Kennedy

The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie,
deliberate, contrived and dishonest,
but the myth, persistent, persuasive and unrealistic.
- John F. Kennedy

There are risks and costs to action.
But they are far less than the long range
risks of comfortable inaction.
- John F. Kennedy

For time and the world do not stand still.
Change is the law of life.
And those who look only to the past or the present
are certain to miss the future.
- John F. Kennedy

Change is the law of life.
And those who look only to the past or the present
are certain to miss the future.
- John F. Kennedy

Peace is a daily, a weekly, a monthly process,
gradually changing opinions,
slowly eroding old barriers,
quietly building new structures.
- John F. Kennedy

The goal of education is the advancement of knowledge
and the dissemination of truth.
- John F. Kennedy

We are tied to the ocean.
And when we go back to the sea,
whether it is to sail or to watch -
we are going back from whence we came.
- John F. Kennedy

Our problems are man-made, therefore they may be solved by man.
And man can be as big as he wants.
No problem of human destiny is beyond human beings.
- John F. Kennedy

Modern cynics and skeptics... see no harm in paying those
to whom they entrust the minds of their children
a smaller wage than is paid to those to whom
they entrust the care of their plumbing.
- John F. Kennedy

Our most basic common link is that we all inhabit this planet.
We all breathe the same air.
We all cherish our children's future.
And we are all mortal.
- John F. Kennedy

I look forward to an America which
will not be afraid of grace and beauty.
- John F. Kennedy

The United States has to move very fast to even stand still.
- John F. Kennedy

America has tossed its cap over the wall of space.
- John F. Kennedy

It is an unfortunate fact that we can secure peace
only by preparing for war.
- John F. Kennedy

Washington is a city of
Southern efficiency and Northern charm.
- John F. Kennedy

Now we have a problem in making our power credible,
and Vietnam is the place.
- John F. Kennedy

Mankind must put an end to war
before war puts an end to mankind.
- John F. Kennedy

We would like to live as we once lived,
but history will not permit it.
- John F. Kennedy

Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
- John F. Kennedy

The pay is good and I can walk to work.
- John F. Kennedy

I think "Hail to the Chief" has a nice ring to it.
- John F. Kennedy

The ignorance of one voter in a democracy impairs the security of all.
- John F. Kennedy

Let us never negotiate out of fear.
But let us never fear to negotiate.
- John F. Kennedy

Politics is like football; if you see daylight, go through the hole.
- John F. Kennedy

Victory has a thousand fathers,
but defeat is an orphan.
- John F. Kennedy

Domestic policy can only defeat us; foreign policy can kill us.
- John F. Kennedy

In the long history of the world,
only a few generations have been granted the role
of defending freedom in its hour of maximum danger.
I do not shrink from this responsibility - I welcome it.
- John F. Kennedy

Mothers all want their sons to grow up to be president,
but they don't want them to become politicians in the process.
- John F. Kennedy

Let us not seek the Republican answer
or the Democratic answer,
but the right answer.
Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past.
Let us accept our own responsibility for the future.
- John F. Kennedy

The courage of life is often a less dramatic spectacle
than the courage of a final moment;
but it is no less a magnificent mixture of triumph and tragedy.
- John F. Kennedy

Our growing softness,
our increasing lack of physical fitness,
is a menace to our security.
- John F. Kennedy

All free men, wherever they may live, are citizens of Berlin.
And therefore, as a free man, I take pride
in the words "Ich bin ein Berliner!"
- John F. Kennedy

I'm always rather nervous about how you talk
about women who are active in politics,
whether they want to be talked about as women or as politicians.
- John F. Kennedy

Unconditional war can no longer lead to unconditional victory.
It can no longer serve to settle disputes...
can no longer be of concern to great powers alone.
- John F. Kennedy

My father always told me that
all businessmen were sons of bitches,
but I never believed it till now.
- John F. Kennedy

Our progress as a nation can be no swifter
than our progress in education.
The human mind is our fundamental resource.
- John F. Kennedy

Geography has made us neighbors.
History has made us friends.
Economics has made us partners,
and necessity has made us allies.
Those whom God has so joined together,
let no man put asunder.
- John F. Kennedy

The basic problems facing the world today
are not susceptible to a military solution.
- John F. Kennedy

I hope that no American will waste his franchise
and throw away his vote
by voting either for me or against me solely
on account of my religious affiliation. It is not relevant.
- John F. Kennedy

There are many people in the world who really don't understand -
or say they don't - what is the great issue between the free world
and the Communist world. Let them come to Berlin!
- John F. Kennedy

If we cannot now end our differences,
at least we can help make the world safe for diversity.
- John F. Kennedy

War will exist until that distant day
when the conscientious objector
enjoys the same reputation and prestige
that the warrior does today.
- John F. Kennedy

When we got into office, the thing
that surprised me most
was to find that things were just as bad
as we'd been saying they were.
- John F. Kennedy

The cost of freedom is always high,
but Americans have always paid it.
And one path we shall never choose,
and that is the path of surrender, or submission.
- John F. Kennedy

I think this is the most extraordinary
collection of talent, of human knowledge,
that has ever been gathered at the White House -
with the possible exception of
when Thomas Jefferson dined alone.
- John F. Kennedy

To state the facts frankly
is not to despair the future nor indict the past.
The prudent heir takes careful inventory of his legacies
and gives a faithful accounting
to those whom he owes an obligation of trust.
- John F. Kennedy

If a free society cannot help the many who are poor,
it cannot save the few who are rich.
- John F. Kennedy

We believe that if men have the talent
to invent new machines that put men out of work,
they have the talent to put those men back to work.
- John F. Kennedy

If anyone is crazy enough to want to kill
a president of the United States, he can do it.
All he must be prepared to do is give his life for the president's.
- John F. Kennedy

I am sorry to say that there is too much point to the wisecrack
that life is extinct on other planets
because their scientists were more advanced than ours.
- John F. Kennedy

We cannot expect that all nations will adopt like systems,
for conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
- John F. Kennedy


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