John F. Kennedy Quotes

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If I had to live my life over again, I would have a different father, a different wife and a different religion.
– John F. Kennedy

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We stand for freedom. That is our conviction for ourselves; that is our only commitment to others.
– John F. Kennedy

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Ask not what your country can do for you. Ask what you can do for your country.
– John F. Kennedy

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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

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The basic problems facing the world today are not susceptible to a military solution.
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Anyone who can solve the problems of water will be worthy of two Nobel prizes – one for peace and one for science.
– John F. Kennedy

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Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.
– John F. Kennedy

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We must use time as a tool, not as a crutch.
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Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
– John F. Kennedy

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

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The full use of your powers along lines of excellence.
– John F. Kennedy

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I think ‘Hail to the Chief’ has a nice ring to it.
– John F. Kennedy

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Ask not what your country can do for you, but what you can do for your country.
– John F. Kennedy

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When you have seven percent unemployed, you have ninety-three percent working.
– 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.
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A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on.
– John F. Kennedy

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We should not let our fears hold us back from pursuing our hopes.
– John F. Kennedy

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Liberty without learning is always in peril and learning without liberty is always in vain.
– John F. Kennedy

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For without belittling the courage with which men have died, we should not forget those acts of courage with which men have lived.
– John F. Kennedy

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

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

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We will neglect our cities to our peril, for in neglecting them we neglect the nation.
– John F. Kennedy

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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

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

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Nothing compares to the simple pleasure of a bike ride.
– John F. Kennedy

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Word to the Nation: Guard zealously your right to serve in the Armed Forces, for without them, there will be no other rights to guard.
– John F. Kennedy

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Only when our arms are sufficient beyond doubt can we be certain beyond doubt that they will never be employed.
– John F. Kennedy

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We cannot reform the world. Uncle Sugar is as dangerous a role for us to play as Uncle Shylock.
– John F. Kennedy

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We dare not forget that we are the heirs of that first revolution.
– John F. Kennedy

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And so my fellow Americans. Ask not what your country can do for you ask what you can do for your country.
– John F. Kennedy

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I believe that this Nation should commit itself to achieving the goal, before this decade is out, of landing a man on the moon and returning him safely to earth.
– John F. Kennedy

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In a time of domestic crisis, men of goodwill and generosity should be able to unite regardless of party or politics.
– John F. Kennedy

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In the past, those who foolishly sought power by riding on the back of the tiger ended up inside.
– John F. Kennedy

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