John F. Kennedy was the 35th President of the United States.
Quotes By 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."
"A nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people."
"And so, my fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country."
"Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth."
"Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men."
"I look forward to a great future for America - a future in which our country will match its military strength with our moral restraint, its wealth with our wisdom, its power with our purpose."
"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."
"Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other."
"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."
"The best road to progress is freedom's road."
"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."
"The ignorance of one voter in a democracy impairs the security of all."
"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."
"The very word 'secrecy' is repugnant in a free and open society; and we are as a people inherently and historically opposed to secret societies, to secret oaths, and to secret proceedings."
"Things do not happen. Things are made to happen."
"Those who dare to fail miserably can achieve greatly."
"Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable."
"We are not afraid to entrust the American people with unpleasant facts, foreign ideas, alien philosophies, and competitive values. For a nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people."