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John F. Kennedy Quotes

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

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

Category: Economy And Economics

Let us think of education as the means of developing our greatest abilities, because in each of us there is a private hope and dream which, fulfilled, can be translated into benefit for everyone and greater strength for our nation.

Category: Education

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

Category: Education

In the past, those who foolishly sought power by riding on the back of the tiger ended up inside.

Category: Effort

Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction.

Category: Effort

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.''

Category: Elections

Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.

Category: Enemies

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

Category: Exercise

We are under exercised as a nation. We look instead of play. We ride instead of walk. Our existence deprives us of the minimum of physical activity essential for healthy living.

Category: Exercise

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

Category: Expectation

The farmer is the only man in our economy who buys everything at retail, sells everything at wholesale, and pays the freight both ways.

Category: Farming And Farmers

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.

Category: Freedom

The unity of freedom has never relied on uniformity of opinion.

Category: Freedom

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.

Category: Freedom

For of those to whom much is given, much is required.

Category: Giving