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quote by John F. Kennedy: Economic growth without social progress lets the great majority of the people remain in poverty, while a privileged few reap the benefits of rising abundance. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

Economic growth without social progress lets the great majority of the people remain in poverty, while a privileged few reap the benefits of rising abundance.

--John F. Kennedy
quote by John F. Kennedy: There can be no progress if people have no faith in tomorrow. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

There can be no progress if people have no faith in tomorrow.

--John F. Kennedy

quote by John F. Kennedy: No sane society chooses to commit national suicide. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

No sane society chooses to commit national suicide.

--John F. Kennedy

quote by John F. Kennedy: Only an educated and informed people will be a free people. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

Only an educated and informed people will be a free people.

--John F. Kennedy
quote by John F. Kennedy: A tax cut means higher family income and higher business profits and a balanced federal budget. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

A tax cut means higher family income and higher business profits and a balanced federal budget.

--John F. Kennedy


quote by John F. Kennedy: The rights of man come not from the generosity of the state but from the hand of God. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

The rights of man come not from the generosity of the state but from the hand of God.

--John F. Kennedy


quote by John F. Kennedy: Intelligence and skill can only function at the peak of their capacity when the body is healthy and strong. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

Intelligence and skill can only function at the peak of their capacity when the body is healthy and strong.

--John F. Kennedy
quote by John F. Kennedy: The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.

--John F. Kennedy
quote by John F. Kennedy: The high office of the President has been used to foment a plot to destroy the American's freedom and before I leave office, I must inform the citizens of this plight. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

The high office of the President has been used to foment a plot to destroy the American's freedom and before I leave office, I must inform the citizens of this plight.

--John F. Kennedy
quote by John F. Kennedy: This country cannot afford to be materially rich and spiritually poor. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

This country cannot afford to be materially rich and spiritually poor.

--John F. Kennedy

quote by John F. Kennedy: We are not here to curse the darkness, but to light the candle that can guide us thru that darkness to a safe and sane future. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

We are not here to curse the darkness, but to light the candle that can guide us thru that darkness to a safe and sane future.

--John F. Kennedy
quote by John F. Kennedy: Our task is not to fix blame for the past, but to fix the course for the future. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

Our task is not to fix blame for the past, but to fix the course for the future.

--John F. Kennedy
quote by John F. Kennedy: Physical Fitness is the basis for all other forms of excellence. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

Physical Fitness is the basis for all other forms of excellence.

--John F. Kennedy
quote by John F. Kennedy: Without debate, without criticism no administration and no country can succeed and no republic can survive. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

Without debate, without criticism no administration and no country can succeed and no republic can survive.

--John F. Kennedy
quote by John F. Kennedy: No matter how big the lie; repeat it often enough and the masses will regard it as the truth. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

No matter how big the lie; repeat it often enough and the masses will regard it as the truth.

--John F. Kennedy
quote by John F. Kennedy: We celebrate the past to awaken the future. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

We celebrate the past to awaken the future.

--John F. Kennedy
quote by John F. Kennedy: All of us do not have equal talent, but all of us should have an equal opportunity to develop our talent. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

All of us do not have equal talent, but all of us should have an equal opportunity to develop our talent.

--John F. Kennedy
quote by John F. Kennedy: A boy spends his time finding a girl to sleep with. A real man spends his time looking for the one worth waking up to. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

A boy spends his time finding a girl to sleep with. A real man spends his time looking for the one worth waking up to.

--John F. Kennedy
quote by John F. Kennedy: There is nothing more certain and unchanging than uncertainty and change. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

There is nothing more certain and unchanging than uncertainty and change.

--John F. Kennedy
quote by John F. Kennedy: Civility is not a sign of weakness. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

Civility is not a sign of weakness.

--John F. Kennedy
quote by John F. Kennedy: Man will be what he was born to be: free and independent. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

Man will be what he was born to be: free and independent.

--John F. Kennedy
quote by John F. Kennedy: To those whom much is given, much is expected. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

To those whom much is given, much is expected.

--John F. Kennedy
quote by John F. Kennedy: The rising tide lifts all the boats. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

The rising tide lifts all the boats.

--John F. Kennedy
quote by John F. Kennedy: Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men.

--John F. Kennedy
quote by John F. Kennedy: We choose to go to the moon in this decade and do the other things. Not because they are easy, but because they are hard. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

We choose to go to the moon in this decade and do the other things. Not because they are easy, but because they are hard.

--John F. Kennedy
quote by John F. Kennedy: Sometimes party loyalty asks too much. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

Sometimes party loyalty asks too much.

--John F. Kennedy

quote by John F. Kennedy: An artist's working life is marked by intensive application and intense discipline. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

An artist's working life is marked by intensive application and intense discipline.

--John F. Kennedy

quote by John F. Kennedy: We go into space because whatever mankind must undertake, free men must fully share. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

We go into space because whatever mankind must undertake, free men must fully share.

--John F. Kennedy
quote by John F. Kennedy: I just received the following wire from my generous Daddy: Dear Jack, Don't buy a single vote more than is necessary. I'll be damned if I'm going to pay for a landslide. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

I just received the following wire from my generous Daddy: Dear Jack, Don't buy a single vote more than is necessary. I'll be damned if I'm going to pay for a landslide.

--John F. Kennedy

quote by John F. Kennedy: If not us, who? If not now, when? with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

If not us, who? If not now, when?

--John F. Kennedy
quote by John F. Kennedy: We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives.

--John F. Kennedy

quote by John F. Kennedy: The wave of the future is not the conquest of the world by a single dogmatic creed but the liberation of the diverse energies of free nations and free men. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

The wave of the future is not the conquest of the world by a single dogmatic creed but the liberation of the diverse energies of free nations and free men.

--John F. Kennedy
quote by John F. Kennedy: America has tossed its cap over the wall of space. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

America has tossed its cap over the wall of space.

--John F. Kennedy
quote by John F. Kennedy: And so, my fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

And so, my fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.

--John F. Kennedy
quote by John F. Kennedy: Washington is a city of Southern efficiency and Northern charm. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

Washington is a city of Southern efficiency and Northern charm.

--John F. Kennedy
quote by John F. Kennedy: My father always told me that all businessmen were sons of bitches, but I never believed it till now. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

My father always told me that all businessmen were sons of bitches, but I never believed it till now.

--John F. Kennedy
quote by John F. Kennedy: It might be said now that I have the best of both worlds. A Harvard education and a Yale degree. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

It might be said now that I have the best of both worlds. A Harvard education and a Yale degree.

--John F. Kennedy
quote by John F. Kennedy: We prefer world law in the age of self-determination to world war in the age of mass extermination. with background image: man walking on brown grass field
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We prefer world law in the age of self-determination to world war in the age of mass extermination.

--John F. Kennedy
quote by John F. Kennedy: Khrushchev reminds me of the tiger hunter who has picked a place on the wall to hang the tiger's skin long before he has caught the tiger. This tiger has other ideas. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

Khrushchev reminds me of the tiger hunter who has picked a place on the wall to hang the tiger's skin long before he has caught the tiger. This tiger has other ideas.

--John F. Kennedy
quote by John F. Kennedy: If art is to nourish the roots of our culture, society must set the artist free to follow his vision wherever it takes him. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

If art is to nourish the roots of our culture, society must set the artist free to follow his vision wherever it takes him.

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

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.

--John F. Kennedy
quote by John F. Kennedy: I think 'Hail to the Chief' has a nice ring to it. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

I think 'Hail to the Chief' has a nice ring to it.

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

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.

--John F. Kennedy
quote by John F. Kennedy: We stand today on the edge of a new frontier -- the frontier of the 1960's -- a frontier of unknown opportunities and perils -- a frontier of unfulfilled hopes and threats. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

We stand today on the edge of a new frontier -- the frontier of the 1960's -- a frontier of unknown opportunities and perils -- a frontier of unfulfilled hopes and threats.

--John F. Kennedy
quote by John F. Kennedy: The courage of life is often a less dramatic spectacle than the courage of a final moment; but it is no less a magnificent mixture of triumph and tragedy. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

The courage of life is often a less dramatic spectacle than the courage of a final moment; but it is no less a magnificent mixture of triumph and tragedy.

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

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.

--John F. Kennedy
quote by John F. Kennedy: I just received the following wire from my generous Daddy; Dear Jack, Don't buy a single vote more than is necessary. I'll be damned if I'm going to pay for a landslide. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

I just received the following wire from my generous Daddy; Dear Jack, Don't buy a single vote more than is necessary. I'll be damned if I'm going to pay for a landslide.

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

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.

--John F. Kennedy
quote by John F. Kennedy: The human mind is our fundamental resource. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

The human mind is our fundamental resource.

--John F. Kennedy
quote by John F. Kennedy: When written in Chinese, the word 'crisis' is composed of two characters. One represents danger and the other represents opportunity. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

When written in Chinese, the word 'crisis' is composed of two characters. One represents danger and the other represents opportunity.

--John F. Kennedy
quote by John F. Kennedy: Our progress as a nation can be no swifter than our progress in education. The human mind is our fundamental resource. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

Our progress as a nation can be no swifter than our progress in education. The human mind is our fundamental resource.

--John F. Kennedy

quote by John F. Kennedy: There is always inequality in life. Some men are killed in a war and some men are wounded and some men never leave the country. Life is unfair. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

There is always inequality in life. Some men are killed in a war and some men are wounded and some men never leave the country. Life is unfair.

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

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.

--John F. Kennedy
quote by John F. Kennedy: Communism has never come to power in a country that was not disrupted by war or corruption, or both. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

Communism has never come to power in a country that was not disrupted by war or corruption, or both.

--John F. Kennedy
quote by John F. Kennedy: Let us never negotiate out of fear. But let us never fear to negotiate. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

Let us never negotiate out of fear. But let us never fear to negotiate.

--John F. Kennedy
quote by John F. Kennedy: Our growing softness, our increasing lack of physical fitness, is a menace to our security. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

Our growing softness, our increasing lack of physical fitness, is a menace to our security.

--John F. Kennedy
quote by John F. Kennedy: Unconditional war can no longer lead to unconditional victory. It can no longer serve to settle disputes... can no longer be of concern to great powers alone. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

Unconditional war can no longer lead to unconditional victory. It can no longer serve to settle disputes... can no longer be of concern to great powers alone.

--John F. Kennedy
quote by John F. Kennedy: Once you say you're going to settle for second, that's what happens to you in life. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

Once you say you're going to settle for second, that's what happens to you in life.

--John F. Kennedy

quote by John F. Kennedy: The ignorance of one voter in a democracy impairs the security of all. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

The ignorance of one voter in a democracy impairs the security of all.

--John F. Kennedy


quote by John F. Kennedy: The basic problems facing the world today are not susceptible to a military solution. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

The basic problems facing the world today are not susceptible to a military solution.

--John F. Kennedy

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

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.

--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: We believe that if men have the talent to invent new machines that put men out of work, they have the talent to put those men back to work. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

We believe that if men have the talent to invent new machines that put men out of work, they have the talent to put those men back to work.

--John F. Kennedy
quote by John F. Kennedy: No one has been barred on account of his race from fighting or dying for America, there are no white or colored signs on the foxholes or graveyards of battle. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

No one has been barred on account of his race from fighting or dying for America, there are no white or colored signs on the foxholes or graveyards of battle.

--John F. Kennedy
quote by John F. Kennedy: The United States has to move very fast to even stand still. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

The United States has to move very fast to even stand still.

--John F. Kennedy
quote by John F. Kennedy: I'm an idealist without illusions. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

I'm an idealist without illusions.

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

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.

--John F. Kennedy
quote by John F. Kennedy: The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie, deliberate, contrived and dishonest, but the myth, persistent, persuasive and unrealistic. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie, deliberate, contrived and dishonest, but the myth, persistent, persuasive and unrealistic.

--John F. Kennedy
quote by John F. Kennedy: The pay is good and I can walk to work. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

The pay is good and I can walk to work.

--John F. Kennedy
quote by John F. Kennedy: If anyone is crazy enough to want to kill a president of the United States, he can do it. All he must be prepared to do is give his life for the president's. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

If anyone is crazy enough to want to kill a president of the United States, he can do it. All he must be prepared to do is give his life for the president's.

--John F. Kennedy
quote by John F. Kennedy: Mothers all want their sons to grow up to be president, but they don't want them to become politicians in the process. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

Mothers all want their sons to grow up to be president, but they don't want them to become politicians in the process.

--John F. Kennedy
quote by John F. Kennedy: The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.

--John F. Kennedy
quote by John F. Kennedy: Things do not happen. Things are made to happen. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

Things do not happen. Things are made to happen.

--John F. Kennedy
quote by John F. Kennedy: Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.

--John F. Kennedy
quote by John F. Kennedy: The best road to progress is freedom's road. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

The best road to progress is freedom's road.

--John F. Kennedy
quote by John F. Kennedy: Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.

--John F. Kennedy
quote by John F. Kennedy: There are many people in the world who really don't understand-or say they don't-what is the great issue between the free world and the Communist world. Let them come to Berlin! with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

There are many people in the world who really don't understand-or say they don't-what is the great issue between the free world and the Communist world. Let them come to Berlin!

--John F. Kennedy

quote by John F. Kennedy: I hope that no American will waste his franchise and throw away his vote by voting either for me or against me solely on account of my religious affiliation. It is not relevant. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

I hope that no American will waste his franchise and throw away his vote by voting either for me or against me solely on account of my religious affiliation. It is not relevant.

--John F. Kennedy
quote by John F. Kennedy: Sure it's a big job; but I don't know anyone who can do it better than I can. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

Sure it's a big job; but I don't know anyone who can do it better than I can.

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

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.

--John F. Kennedy
quote by John F. Kennedy: A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on. with background image: person wearing TV helmet with remote
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A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on.

--John F. Kennedy
quote by John F. Kennedy: It is an unfortunate fact that we can secure peace only by preparing for war. with background image: person in black long sleeve shirt and black skirt holding white leather belt
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It is an unfortunate fact that we can secure peace only by preparing for war.

--John F. Kennedy

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