John F. Kennedy

John F. Kennedy

John F Kennedy, commonly referred to by his initials JFK, was an American politician who served as the 35th President of the United States from January 1961 until his assassination in November 1963. He also served Military in the United States Naval Reserve in World War II, His father was a businessman and also Politician.

The best road to progress is freedom’s road – John F. Kennedy

♦ The best road to progress is freedom’s road – John F. Kennedy

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As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them – John F. Kennedy

♦ As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them – John F. Kennedy

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

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

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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 – John F. Kennedy

♦ 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 – John F. Kennedy

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Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other – John F. Kennedy

♦ Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other – John F. Kennedy

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Mankind must put an end to war before war puts an end to mankind – John F. Kennedy

♦ Mankind must put an end to war before war puts an end to mankind – John F. Kennedy

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Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names – John F. Kennedy

♦ Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names – John F. Kennedy

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Things do not happen. Things are made to happen – John F. Kennedy

♦ Things do not happen. Things are made to happen – John F. Kennedy

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Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future – John F. Kennedy

♦ Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future – John F. Kennedy

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My fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country – John F. Kennedy

♦ My fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country – John F. Kennedy

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Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth – John F. Kennedy

♦ Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth – John F. Kennedy

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Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable – John F. Kennedy

♦ Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable – John F. Kennedy

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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 – John F. Kennedy

♦ 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 – John F. Kennedy

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Man is still the most extraordinary computer of all – John F. Kennedy

♦ Man is still the most extraordinary computer of all – John F. Kennedy

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Tolerance implies no lack of commitment to one’s own beliefs. Rather it condemns the oppression or persecution of others – John F. Kennedy

♦ Tolerance implies no lack of commitment to one’s own beliefs. Rather it condemns the oppression or persecution of others – John F. Kennedy

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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 – John F. Kennedy

♦ 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 – John F. Kennedy

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When power leads man toward arrogance, poetry reminds him of his limitations. When power narrows the area of man’s concern, poetry reminds him of the richness and diversity of existence. When power corrupts, poetry cleanses – John F. Kennedy

♦ When power leads man toward arrogance, poetry reminds him of his limitations. When power narrows the area of man’s concern, poetry reminds him of the richness and diversity of existence. When power corrupts, poetry cleanses – John F. Kennedy

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The goal of education is the advancement of knowledge and the dissemination of truth – John F. Kennedy

♦ The goal of education is the advancement of knowledge and the dissemination of truth – John F. Kennedy

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Too often we. enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought – John F. Kennedy

♦  Too often we. enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought – John F. Kennedy

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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

♦ 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

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If we cannot now end our differences, at least we can help make the world safe for diversity – John F. Kennedy

♦ If we cannot now end our differences, at least we can help make the world safe for diversity – John F. Kennedy

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Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction – John F. Kennedy

♦ Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction – John F. Kennedy

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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!’ – John F. Kennedy

♦ 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!’  – John F. Kennedy

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

♦ Our growing softness, our increasing lack of physical fitness, is a menace to our security – John F. Kennedy

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Those who dare to fail miserably can achieve greatly – John F. Kennedy

♦ Those who dare to fail miserably can achieve greatly – John F. Kennedy

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A child miseducated is a child lost – John F. Kennedy

♦ A child miseducated is a child lost – John F. Kennedy

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A nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people – John F. Kennedy

♦ A nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people – John F. Kennedy

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Our problems are man-made, therefore they may be solved by man. And man can be as big as he wants. No problem of human destiny is beyond human beings – John F. Kennedy

♦ Our problems are man-made, therefore they may be solved by man. And man can be as big as he wants. No problem of human destiny is beyond human beings – John F. Kennedy

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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 – John F. Kennedy

♦ 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 – John F. Kennedy

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We would like to live as we once lived, but history will not permit it – John F. Kennedy

♦ We would like to live as we once lived, but history will not permit it – John F. Kennedy

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For in the final analysis, our most basic common link is that we all inhabit this small planet. We all breathe the same air. We all cherish our children’s futures. And we are all mortal – John F. Kennedy

♦ For in the final analysis, our most basic common link is that we all inhabit this small planet. We all breathe the same air. We all cherish our children’s futures. And we are all mortal – John F. Kennedy

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We cannot expect that all nations will adopt like systems, for conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth – John F. Kennedy

♦ We cannot expect that all nations will adopt like systems, for conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth – John F. Kennedy

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Sure it’s a big job; but I don’t know anyone who can do it better than I can – John F. Kennedy

♦ Sure it’s a big job; but I don’t know anyone who can do it better than I can – John F. Kennedy

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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

♦  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

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The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining – John F. Kennedy

♦ The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining – John F. Kennedy

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Let us never negotiate out of fear. But let us never fear to negotiate – John F. Kennedy

♦ Let us never negotiate out of fear. But let us never fear to negotiate – John F. Kennedy

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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

♦ 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

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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

♦ 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

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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

♦  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

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We are tied to the ocean. And when we go back to the sea, whether it is to sail or to watch – we are going back from whence we came – John F. Kennedy

♦ We are tied to the ocean. And when we go back to the sea, whether it is to sail or to watch – we are going back from whence we came – John F. Kennedy

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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

♦ 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

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We must use time as a tool, not as a couch – John F. Kennedy

♦ We must use time as a tool, not as a couch – John F. Kennedy

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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

♦ 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

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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

♦ 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

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A young man who does not have what it takes to perform military service is not likely to have what it takes to make a living. Today’s military rejects include tomorrow’s hard-core unemployed – John F. Kennedy

♦ A young man who does not have what it takes to perform military service is not likely to have what it takes to make a living. Today’s military rejects include tomorrow’s hard-core unemployed – John F. Kennedy

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The greater our knowledge increases the more our ignorance unfolds – John F. Kennedy

♦ The greater our knowledge increases the more our ignorance unfolds – John F. Kennedy

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Once you say you’re going to settle for second, that’s what happens to you in life. – John F. Kennedy

♦ Once you say you’re going to settle for second, that’s what happens to you in life. – John F. Kennedy

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The pay is good and I can walk to work – John F. Kennedy

♦ The pay is good and I can walk to work – John F. Kennedy

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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 – John F. Kennedy

♦ 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 – John F. Kennedy

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

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

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When we got into office, the thing that surprised me most was to find that things were just as bad as we’d been saying they were – John F. Kennedy

♦ When we got into office, the thing that surprised me most was to find that things were just as bad as we’d been saying they were – John F. Kennedy

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The human mind is our fundamental resource – John F. Kennedy

♦ The human mind is our fundamental resource – John F. Kennedy

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Our most basic common link is that we all inhabit this planet. We all breathe the same air. We all cherish our children’s future. And we are all mortal – John F. Kennedy

♦ Our most basic common link is that we all inhabit this planet. We all breathe the same air. We all cherish our children’s future. And we are all mortal – John F. Kennedy

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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

♦ 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

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Peace is a daily, a weekly, a monthly process, gradually changing opinions, slowly eroding old barriers, quietly building new structures – John F. Kennedy

♦ Peace is a daily, a weekly, a monthly process, gradually changing opinions, slowly eroding old barriers, quietly building new structures – John F. Kennedy

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The ignorance of one voter in a democracy impairs the security of all – John F. Kennedy

♦ The ignorance of one voter in a democracy impairs the security of all  – John F. Kennedy

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Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan – John F. Kennedy

♦ Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan  – John F. Kennedy

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Israel was not created in order to disappear – Israel will endure and flourish. It is the child of hope and the home of the brave. It can neither be broken by adversity nor demoralized by success. It carries the shield of democracy and it honors the sword of freedom – John F. Kennedy

♦  Israel was not created in order to disappear – Israel will endure and flourish. It is the child of hope and the home of the brave. It can neither be broken by adversity nor demoralized by success. It carries the shield of democracy and it honors the sword of freedom – John F. Kennedy

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When written in Chinese, the word ‘crisis’ is composed of two characters. One represents danger and the other represents opportunity – John F. Kennedy

♦ When written in Chinese, the word ‘crisis’ is composed of two characters. One represents danger and the other represents opportunity  – John F. Kennedy

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For time and the world do not stand still. 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

♦  For time and the world do not stand still. 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

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There are risks and costs to action. But they are far less than the long range risks of comfortable inaction – John F. Kennedy

♦ There are risks and costs to action. But they are far less than the long range risks of comfortable inaction – John F. Kennedy

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Geography has made us neighbors. History has made us friends. Economics has made us partners, and necessity has made us allies. Those whom God has so joined together, let no man put asunder – John F. Kennedy

♦ Geography has made us neighbors. History has made us friends. Economics has made us partners, and necessity has made us allies. Those whom God has so joined together, let no man put asunder – John F. Kennedy

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Let both sides seek to invoke the wonders of science instead of its terrors. Together let us explore the stars, conquer the deserts, eradicate disease, tap the ocean depths, and encourage the arts and commerce – John F. Kennedy

♦ Let both sides seek to invoke the wonders of science instead of its terrors. Together let us explore the stars, conquer the deserts, eradicate disease, tap the ocean depths, and encourage the arts and commerce – John F. Kennedy

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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

♦  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

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A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on – John F. Kennedy

♦ A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on – John F. Kennedy

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War will exist until that distant day when the conscientious objector enjoys the same reputation and prestige that the warrior does today – John F. Kennedy

♦ War will exist until that distant day when the conscientious objector enjoys the same reputation and prestige that the warrior does today – John F. Kennedy

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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

♦ 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

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

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

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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

♦ 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

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Domestic policy can only defeat us; foreign policy can kill us – John F. Kennedy

♦ Domestic policy can only defeat us; foreign policy can kill us – John F. Kennedy

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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

♦ 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

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I’m an idealist without illusions – John F. Kennedy

♦ I’m an idealist without illusions – John F. Kennedy

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If a free society cannot help the many who are poor, it cannot save the few who are rich – John F. Kennedy

♦ If a free society cannot help the many who are poor, it cannot save the few who are rich – John F. Kennedy

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If a free society cannot help the many who are poor, it cannot save the few who are rich – John F. Kennedy

♦ If a free society cannot help the many who are poor, it cannot save the few who are rich – John F. Kennedy

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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

♦ We prefer world law in the age of self-determination to world war in the age of mass extermination – John F. Kennedy

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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

♦ 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

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We have the power to make this the best generation of mankind in the history of the world or to make it the last – John F. Kennedy

♦ We have the power to make this the best generation of mankind in the history of the world or to make it the last – John F. Kennedy

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It is an unfortunate fact that we can secure peace only by preparing for war – John F. Kennedy

♦ It is an unfortunate fact that we can secure peace only by preparing for war – John F. Kennedy

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I’m always rather nervous about how you talk about women who are active in politics, whether they want to be talked about as women or as politicians – John F. Kennedy

♦ I’m always rather nervous about how you talk about women who are active in politics, whether they want to be talked about as women or as politicians – John F. Kennedy

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A nation which has forgotten the quality of courage which in the past has been brought to public life is not as likely to insist upon or regard that quality in its chosen leaders today – and in fact we have forgotten – John F. Kennedy

♦ A nation which has forgotten the quality of courage which in the past has been brought to public life is not as likely to insist upon or regard that quality in its chosen leaders today – and in fact we have forgotten – John F. Kennedy

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Politics is like football; if you see daylight, go through the hole – John F. Kennedy

♦ Politics is like football; if you see daylight, go through the hole – John F. Kennedy

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John F Kennedy


Born : May 29, 1917
Died : November 22, 1963 (aged 46)
Occupation Politician, Navy
Nationality: American.
Last Update : 21 April 2016, ::: Malala Yousafzai

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