John F. Kennedy

201John F. Kennedy Quotes

American President born on May 29, 1917, died on November 22, 1963

John Fitzgerald Kennedy, commonly known as Jack Kennedy or by his initials JFK, was an American politician who served as the 35th President of the United States from January 1961 until his assassination in November 1963. Notable events that occurred during his presidency included the Bay of Pigs Invasion, the Cuban Missile Crisis, the Nuclear Test Ban Treaty, Police Week, the establishment of the Peace Corps, the Space Race, the building of the Berlin Wall, the African-American Civil Rights Movement, and the increased U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War... (source)

As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them. view quote

Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and the success of liberty. view quote

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. view quote

Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body, it is the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity. view quote

My fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country. view quote

Mankind must put an end to war before war puts an end to mankind. view quote

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. view quote

Let both sides seek to invoke the wonders of science instead of its terrors. Together let us explore the stars, conquer the deserts, eradicate disease, tap the ocean depths, and encourage the arts and commerce. view quote

When power leads man toward arrogance, poetry reminds him of his limitations. When power narrows the area of man's concern, poetry reminds him of the richness and diversity of existence. When power corrupts, poetry cleanses. view quote

If art is to nourish the roots of our culture, society must set the artist free to follow his vision wherever it takes him. view quote

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