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John F. Kennedy Quotes

(1917-1963), Thirty-fifth President of the USA

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

Category: Colleges And Universities

Tolerance implies no lack of commitment to one's own beliefs. Rather it condemns the oppression or persecution of others.

Category: Commitment

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

Category: Communism And Socialism

We want to be first; not first if, not first but; but first!

Category: Competition

Man is still the most extraordinary computer of all.

Category: Computers

If we cannot end our differences at least we can make the world safe for diversity.

Category: Conflict

Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.

Category: Conformity

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.

Category: Courage

For without belittling the courage with which men have died, we should not forget those acts of courage with which men have lived.

Category: Courage

Every society gets the kind of criminal it deserves. What is also true is that every community gets the kind of law enforcement it insists on.

Category: Crime And Criminals

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

Category: Crisis

Our problems are man-made, therefore they may be solved by man. No problem of human destiny is beyond human beings.

Category: Destiny

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.

Category: Draft

People have not been horrified by war to a sufficient extent... War will exist until that distant day when the conscientious objector enjoys the same reputation and prestige as the warrior does today.

Category: Draft

It is our task in our time and in our generation to hand down undiminished to those who come after us, as was handed down to us by those who went before, the natural wealth and beauty which is ours.

Category: Ecology