John F. Kennedy Quotes


111 John F. Kennedy quotes:



"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."
"Our progress as a nation can be no swifter than our progress in education. The human mind is our fundamental resource."
Author: Kennedy Quotes Category: Education Quotes
"The courage of life is often a less dramatic spectacle than the courage of the final moment; but it is no less a magnificent mixture of triumph and tragedy."
Author: Kennedy Quotes Category: Courage Quotes
"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."
Author: Kennedy Quotes Category: Freedom Quotes
"It is time for a new generation of leadership, to cope with new problems and new opportunities. For there is a new world to be won."
"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."
Author: Kennedy Quotes Category: Liberty Quotes
"If a free society cannot help the many who are poor, it cannot save the few who are rich."
"A man does what he must -- in spite of personal consequences, in spite of obstacles and dangers -- and this is the basis of all human morality."
Author: Kennedy Quotes Category: Obstacles Quotes
"Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violen revolution inevitable."
Author: Kennedy Quotes Category: Revolution Quotes
"Things do not happen. Things are made to happen."
"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
"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 don't think the intelligence reports are all that hot. Some days I get more out of the New York Times."
"I think 'Hail to the Chief' has a nice ring to it."
"We have the power to make this the best generation of mankind in the history of the world--or to make it the last."
"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."
"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!"
"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."
"You can always go into another business. I have never taken a picture of an accountant."
Author: Kennedy Quotes Category: Business Quotes
"The one unchangeable certainty is that nothing is unchangeable or certain."
Author: Kennedy Quotes Category: Certainty Quotes



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