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quote by John F. Kennedy: Neither smiles nor frowns, neither good intentions nor harsh words, are a substitute for strength. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

Neither smiles nor frowns, neither good intentions nor harsh words, are a substitute for strength.

--John F. Kennedy
quote by John F. Kennedy: United, there is little we cannot do in a host of cooperative ventures. Divided, there is little we can do-for we dare not meet a powerful challenge at odds and 
split asunder. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

United, there is little we cannot do in a host of cooperative ventures. Divided, there is little we can do-for we dare not meet a powerful challenge at odds and
split asunder.

--John F. Kennedy
quote by John F. Kennedy: For only when our arms are sufficient beyond doubt can we be certain beyond doubt that they will never be employed. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

For only when our arms are sufficient beyond doubt can we be certain beyond doubt that they will never be employed.

--John F. Kennedy

quote by John F. Kennedy: For if Freedom and Communism were to compete for mans allegiance in a world at peace, I would look to the future with ever increasing confidence. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

For if Freedom and Communism were to compete for mans allegiance in a world at peace, I would look to the future with ever increasing confidence.

--John F. Kennedy

quote by John F. Kennedy: Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or the present are certain to miss the future. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or the present are certain to miss the future.

--John F. Kennedy
quote by John F. Kennedy: Those whom nature hath so joined together, let no man put asunder. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

Those whom nature hath so joined together, let no man put asunder.

--John F. Kennedy
quote by John F. Kennedy: I was never accepted into certain parts of New England society because my grandfather was an Irish barkeep. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

I was never accepted into certain parts of New England society because my grandfather was an Irish barkeep.

--John F. Kennedy
quote by John F. Kennedy: The New Frontier of which I speak is not a set of promises, it is a set of challenges. It sums up not what I intend to offer the American people, but what I intend to ask of them. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

The New Frontier of which I speak is not a set of promises, it is a set of challenges. It sums up not what I intend to offer the American people, but what I intend to ask of them.

--John F. Kennedy
quote by John F. Kennedy: We stand today on the edge of a new frontier. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

We stand today on the edge of a new frontier.

--John F. Kennedy

quote by John F. Kennedy: I am fully aware of the fact that the Democratic Party, by nominating someone of my faith, has taken on what many regard as a new and hazardous risk. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

I am fully aware of the fact that the Democratic Party, by nominating someone of my faith, has taken on what many regard as a new and hazardous risk.

--John F. Kennedy
quote by John F. Kennedy: The life of the arts is far from an interruption, a distraction, in the life of a nation, is close to the center of a nation's purpose-and is a test of the quality of a nations' civilization. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

The life of the arts is far from an interruption, a distraction, in the life of a nation, is close to the center of a nation's purpose-and is a test of the quality of a nations' civilization.

--John F. Kennedy

quote by John F. Kennedy: Knowledge of the oceans is more than a matter of curiosity. Our very survival may hinge upon it. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

Knowledge of the oceans is more than a matter of curiosity. Our very survival may hinge upon it.

--John F. Kennedy

quote by John F. Kennedy: There's an old saying that victory has a hundred fathers and defeat is an orphan.... I'm the responsible officer of the Government. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

There's an old saying that victory has a hundred fathers and defeat is an orphan.... I'm the responsible officer of the Government.

--John F. Kennedy

quote by John F. Kennedy: Peace does not rest in charters and covenants alone. It lies in the hearts and minds of the people. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

Peace does not rest in charters and covenants alone. It lies in the hearts and minds of the people.

--John F. Kennedy

quote by John F. Kennedy: The great revolution in the history of man, past, present and future, is the revolution of those determined to be free. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

The great revolution in the history of man, past, present and future, is the revolution of those determined to be free.

--John F. Kennedy







quote by John F. Kennedy: If I don't have a woman for three days, I get terrible headaches. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

If I don't have a woman for three days, I get terrible headaches.

--John F. Kennedy
quote by John F. Kennedy: For without belittling the courage with which men have died, we should not forget those acts of courage with which men have lived. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

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
quote by John F. Kennedy: The stories of past courage... can offer hope, they can provide inspiration. But they cannot supply courage itself. For this each man must look into his own soul. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

The stories of past courage... can offer hope, they can provide inspiration. But they cannot supply courage itself. For this each man must look into his own soul.

--John F. Kennedy

quote by John F. Kennedy: There is a connection, hard to explain logically but easy to feel, between achievement in public life and progress in the arts. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

There is a connection, hard to explain logically but easy to feel, between achievement in public life and progress in the arts.

--John F. Kennedy
quote by John F. Kennedy: Freedom has many difficulties and democracy is not perfect, but we have never had to put up a wall to keep our people in. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

Freedom has many difficulties and democracy is not perfect, but we have never had to put up a wall to keep our people in.

--John F. Kennedy
quote by John F. Kennedy: If you look throughout human history ... the central epiphany of every religious tradition always occurs in the wilderness. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

If you look throughout human history ... the central epiphany of every religious tradition always occurs in the wilderness.

--John F. Kennedy
quote by John F. Kennedy: Sailing has given me some of the most pleasant and exciting moments of my life. It also has taught me something of the courage, resourcefulness, and strength of men who sail the seas in ships. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

Sailing has given me some of the most pleasant and exciting moments of my life. It also has taught me something of the courage, resourcefulness, and strength of men who sail the seas in ships.

--John F. Kennedy


quote by John F. Kennedy: I believe in an America where religious intolerance will someday end... where every man has the same right to attend or not attend the church of his choice. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

I believe in an America where religious intolerance will someday end... where every man has the same right to attend or not attend the church of his choice.

--John F. Kennedy

quote by John F. Kennedy: But however close we sometimes seem to that dark and final abyss, let no man of peace and freedom despair. For he does not stand alone. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

But however close we sometimes seem to that dark and final abyss, let no man of peace and freedom despair. For he does not stand alone.

--John F. Kennedy
quote by John F. Kennedy: The great free nations of the world must take control of our monetary problems if these problems are not to take control of us. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

The great free nations of the world must take control of our monetary problems if these problems are not to take control of us.

--John F. Kennedy
quote by John F. Kennedy: The complacent, the self-indulgent, the soft societies are about to be swept away with the debris of history. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

The complacent, the self-indulgent, the soft societies are about to be swept away with the debris of history.

--John F. Kennedy

quote by John F. Kennedy: Any system of government will work when everything is going well. It's the system that functions in the pinches that survive. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

Any system of government will work when everything is going well. It's the system that functions in the pinches that survive.

--John F. Kennedy



quote by John F. Kennedy: When I was growing up I had three wishes. I wanted to be a Lindbergh-type hero, learn Chinese, and become a member of The Algonquin Round Table. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

When I was growing up I had three wishes. I wanted to be a Lindbergh-type hero, learn Chinese, and become a member of The Algonquin Round Table.

--John F. Kennedy


quote by John F. Kennedy: Art establishes the basic human truths which must serve as the touchstone of our judgement. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

Art establishes the basic human truths which must serve as the touchstone of our judgement.

--John F. Kennedy
quote by John F. Kennedy: Compromise does not mean cowardice. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

Compromise does not mean cowardice.

--John F. Kennedy

quote by John F. Kennedy: Will Rogers once said it is not the original investment in a Congressman that counts; it is the upkeep. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

Will Rogers once said it is not the original investment in a Congressman that counts; it is the upkeep.

--John F. Kennedy
quote by John F. Kennedy: The function and responsibility of the President is to set before the American people the unfinished business, the things we must do if we are going to succeed as a nation. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

The function and responsibility of the President is to set before the American people the unfinished business, the things we must do if we are going to succeed as a nation.

--John F. Kennedy
quote by John F. Kennedy: Let us resolve to be masters, not the victims, of our history, controlling our own destiny without giving way to blind suspicions and emotions. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

Let us resolve to be masters, not the victims, of our history, controlling our own destiny without giving way to blind suspicions and emotions.

--John F. Kennedy


quote by John F. Kennedy: I hear it said that West Berlin is militarily untenable -- and so was Bastogne, and so, in fact, was Stalingrad. Any danger spot is tenable if men -- brave men -- will make it so. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

I hear it said that West Berlin is militarily untenable -- and so was Bastogne, and so, in fact, was Stalingrad. Any danger spot is tenable if men -- brave men -- will make it so.

--John F. Kennedy
quote by John F. Kennedy: Any danger spot is tenable if men, brave men, will make it so. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

Any danger spot is tenable if men, brave men, will make it so.

--John F. Kennedy

quote by John F. Kennedy: The war against hunger is truly mankind's war of liberation. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

The war against hunger is truly mankind's war of liberation.

--John F. Kennedy
quote by John F. Kennedy: In our democracy every young person should have an equal opportunity to obtain a higher education, regardless of his station in life or financial means. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

In our democracy every young person should have an equal opportunity to obtain a higher education, regardless of his station in life or financial means.

--John F. Kennedy
quote by John F. Kennedy: A technological revolution on the farm has led to an output explosion -- but we have not yet learned to harness that explosion usefully, while protecting our farmers' right to full parity income. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

A technological revolution on the farm has led to an output explosion -- but we have not yet learned to harness that explosion usefully, while protecting our farmers' right to full parity income.

--John F. Kennedy

quote by John F. Kennedy: Lofty words cannot construct an alliance or maintain it; only concrete deeds can do that. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

Lofty words cannot construct an alliance or maintain it; only concrete deeds can do that.

--John F. Kennedy





quote by John F. Kennedy: Freedom is indivisible, and when one man is enslaved, all are not free. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

Freedom is indivisible, and when one man is enslaved, all are not free.

--John F. Kennedy
quote by John F. Kennedy: It was involuntary. They sank my boat. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

It was involuntary. They sank my boat.

--John F. Kennedy


quote by John F. Kennedy: We live in a hemisphere whose own revolution has given birth to the most powerful force of the modern age; the search for freedom and self fulfillment of man. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

We live in a hemisphere whose own revolution has given birth to the most powerful force of the modern age; the search for freedom and self fulfillment of man.

--John F. Kennedy

quote by John F. Kennedy: For a subject worked and reworked so often in novels, motion pictures, and television, American Indians remain probably the least understood and most misunderstood Americans of us all. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

For a subject worked and reworked so often in novels, motion pictures, and television, American Indians remain probably the least understood and most misunderstood Americans of us all.

--John F. Kennedy
quote by John F. Kennedy: I am the one person who can truthfully say, I got my job through the New York Times. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

I am the one person who can truthfully say, I got my job through the New York Times.

--John F. Kennedy

quote by John F. Kennedy: Our nation is founded on the principal that observance of the law is the eternal safeguard of liberty and defiance of the law is the surest road to tyranny. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

Our nation is founded on the principal that observance of the law is the eternal safeguard of liberty and defiance of the law is the surest road to tyranny.

--John F. Kennedy


quote by John F. Kennedy: At the start of 2005 the idea of downloading a song to a mobile phone was an idea, by the end of the year it was a reality. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

At the start of 2005 the idea of downloading a song to a mobile phone was an idea, by the end of the year it was a reality.

--John F. Kennedy

quote by John F. Kennedy: Struggle for freedom. Where people are denied the right of choice, recourse to such struggle is the only means of achieving their liberties. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

Struggle for freedom. Where people are denied the right of choice, recourse to such struggle is the only means of achieving their liberties.

--John F. Kennedy
quote by John F. Kennedy: I am not so much concerned with the right of everyone to say anything he pleases as I am about our need as a self-governing people to hear everything relevant. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

I am not so much concerned with the right of everyone to say anything he pleases as I am about our need as a self-governing people to hear everything relevant.

--John F. Kennedy
quote by John F. Kennedy: If we fail to encourage physical development and prowess, we will undermine our capcity for thought, for work, and for use of those skills vital to an expanding and complex America. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

If we fail to encourage physical development and prowess, we will undermine our capcity for thought, for work, and for use of those skills vital to an expanding and complex America.

--John F. Kennedy
quote by John F. Kennedy: No man who enters upon the office to which I have succeeded can fail to recognize how every president of the United States has placed special reliance upon his faith in God. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

No man who enters upon the office to which I have succeeded can fail to recognize how every president of the United States has placed special reliance upon his faith in God.

--John F. Kennedy
quote by John F. Kennedy: I believe in an America that is officially neither Catholic, Protestant, or Jewish -- where religious liberty is so indivisible that an act against one church is treated as an act against all. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

I believe in an America that is officially neither Catholic, Protestant, or Jewish -- where religious liberty is so indivisible that an act against one church is treated as an act against all.

--John F. Kennedy

quote by John F. Kennedy: I believe in a president whose religious views are his own private affair, neither imposed by him upon the nation, or imposed by the nation upon him as a condition to holding that office. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

I believe in a president whose religious views are his own private affair, neither imposed by him upon the nation, or imposed by the nation upon him as a condition to holding that office.

--John F. Kennedy



quote by John F. Kennedy: 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. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

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.

--John F. Kennedy


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