Quotes by John F. Kennedy

John Fitzgerald 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 served at the height of the Cold War, and the majority of his presidency dealt with managing relations with the Soviet Union.

John F. Kennedy belongs to the following categories: US Presidents, Politicians

Quotes by 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.

JusticeJohn F. Kennedy, Juni 1963
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The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.

SunJohn F. Kennedy
 
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Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.

Bosses & LeadersJohn F. Kennedy
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Mankind must put an end to war before war puts an end to mankind.

War, Gun-ControlJohn F. Kennedy
 
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Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction.

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

RevolutionJohn F. Kennedy
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Let the word go forth... that the torch has been passed to a new generation of Americans.

America, GenerationsJohn F. Kennedy, Inaugural Address
 
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Let every nation know... 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.

Freedom, AmericaJohn F. Kennedy, Inaugural Address
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Ask not what your country can do for you - ask what you can do for your country.

Work & Carreer, Patriotism & National PrideJohn F. Kennedy, Inaugural Address
 
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The world is very 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.

War, Gun-Control, Nuclear EnergyJohn F. Kennedy, Inaugural Address
 
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Today, in the world of freedom, the proudest boast is 'Ich bin ein Berliner.'

Freedom, 1963, BerlinJohn F. Kennedy
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When power leads men towards arrogance, poetry reminds him of his limitations.

Power, Poems, ArroganzJohn 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.

Freedom, AmericaJohn F. Kennedy, Inaugural Adress
 
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Let us never negotiate out of fear. But let us never fear to negotiate.

FearJohn F. Kennedy, Inaugural Adress
 
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The Chinese use two brush strokes to write the word 'crisis.' One brush stroke stands for danger; the other for opportunity.

Beginning, ChinaJohn F. Kennedy
 
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Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.

Forgiveness & Mercy, EnemiesJohn 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.

Future, ChangeJohn F. Kennedy
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Mankind must put an end to war or war will put an end to mankind.

Humanity, WarJohn 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.

GratitudeJohn F. Kennedy
 
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