John F. Kennedy Quotes

111 John F. Kennedy quotes:

"When written in Chinese, the word ''crisis'' is composed of two characters -- one represents danger, and the other represents opportunity."
"I believe in human dignity as the source of national purpose, human liberty as the source of national action, the human heart as the source of national compassion, and in the human mind as the source of our invention and our ideas"
Author: Kennedy Quotes Category: Action Quotes
"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."
Author: Kennedy Quotes Category: Technology Quotes
"The world is very different now. For man holds in his mortal hands the power to abolish all forms of human poverty, and all forms of human life."
"When written in Chinese, the word "crisis" is composed of two characters. One represents danger and the other represents opportunity."
Author: Kennedy Quotes Category: Wisdom Quotes
"Things do not happen. Things are made to happen."
"Mothers all want their sons to grow up to be president, but they don't want them to become politicians in the process."
"And so, my fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country."
"Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable."
"Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names."
"It might be said now that I have the best of both worlds. A Harvard education and a Yale degree."
Author: Kennedy Quotes Category: Graduation Quotes
"History is a relentless master. It has no present, only the past rushing into the future. To try to hold fast is to be swept aside."
"If we cannot now end our differences, at least we can help make the world safe for diversity."
"We would like to live as we once lived, but history will not permit it."
Author: Kennedy Quotes Category: History Quotes
"Our growing softness, our increasing lack of physical fitness, is a menace to our security."
"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."
"Neither the United States of America nor the world community of nations can toleratedeliberate deception and offensive threats on the part of any nation large or small. We nolonger live in a world where the actual firing of weapons represents a sufficient challenge toa nation's security to constitute maximum peril."
Author: Kennedy Quotes Category: America Quotes
"My fellow citizens of the world: ask not what America will do for you, but what together we can do for the freedom of man"
Author: Kennedy Quotes Category: America Quotes
"America has tossed its cap over the wall of space."
Author: Kennedy Quotes Category: America Quotes
"Let us think of education as the means of developing our greatest abilities, because in each of us there is a private hope and dream which, fulfilled, can be translated into benefit for everyone and greater strength for our nation."
Author: Kennedy Quotes Category: Education Quotes

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