John F. Kennedy Quotes


111 John F. Kennedy quotes:



"Tolerance implies no lack of commitment to one's own beliefs. Rather it condemns the oppression or persecution of others."
"When written in Chinese, the word ''crisis'' is composed of two characters -- one represents danger, and the other represents opportunity."
"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
"Those who dare to fail miserably can achieve greatly."
Author: Kennedy Quotes Category: Failure Quotes
"I have just received the following wire from my generous Daddy. It says, ''Dear Jack: Don't buy a single vote more than is necessary. I'll be damned if I am going to pay for a landslide.''"
Author: Kennedy Quotes Category: Elections Quotes
"Our language hasn't changed. We're in negotiations, so that's all we're focused on."
Author: Kennedy Quotes Category: Language Quotes
"The great enemy of thruth is very often not the lie - deliberate, contrived, and dishonest, but the myth - persistent, contrived and unrealistic. beliefs in myths allows the comfort od opinion without the discomfort of thought."
"When you have seven percent unemployed, you have ninety-three percent working."
Author: Kennedy Quotes Category: Optimism Quotes
"But peace does not rest in the charters and covenants alone. It lies in the hearts and minds of all people. So let us not rest all our hopes on parchment and on paper, let us strive to build peace, a desire for peace, a willingness to work for peace in the hearts and minds of all of our people. I believe that we can. I believe the problems of human destiny are not beyond the reach of human beings."
Author: Kennedy Quotes Category: Peace Quotes
"Those who make peaceful revolution impossible, make violent revolution inevitable."
Author: Kennedy Quotes Category: Peace Quotes
"World peace, like community peace, does not require that each man love his neighbor -- it requires only that they live together with mutual tolerance, submitting their disputes to a just and peaceful settlement."
Author: Kennedy Quotes Category: Peace Quotes
"You can milk a cow the wrong way once and still be a farmer, but vote the wrong way on a water tower and you can be in trouble."
Author: Kennedy Quotes Category: Voting Quotes
"In a very real sense, it will not be one man going to the moon it will be an entire nation. For all of us must work to put him there."
"Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan."
"The best road to progress is freedom's road."
"The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining."
"The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie -- deliberate, contrived, and dishonest -- but the myth -- persistent, persuasive, and unrealistic."
"If this nation is to be wise as well as strong, if we are to achieve our destiny, then we need more new ideas for more wise men reading more good books in more public libraries. These libraries should be open to all—except the censor. We must know all the facts and hear all the alternatives and listen to all the criticisms. Let us welcome controversial books and controversial authors. For the Bill of Rights is the guardian of our security as well as our liberty."
"If scientific discovery has not been an unalloyed blessing, if it has conferred on mankind the power not only to create but also to annihilate, it has at the same time provided humanity with a supreme challenge and a supreme testing"
Author: Kennedy Quotes Category: Discovery Quotes
"If we cannot end our differences, at least we can help make the world safe for diversity"
Author: Kennedy Quotes Category: Diversity Quotes



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