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John F. Kennedy Quotes

35th President of the United States
Born On
1917-05-29
Died On
1963-11-22
Birth Place
Brookline
Death Place
Dallas
Birth Sign
gemini
Father
Joseph P. Kennedy Sr.
Mother
Rose Fitzgerald
Spouse
Jacqueline Bouvier
Nationality
American
Education
Harvard University (1940), Princeton University, Harvard College, Canterbury School, Stanford Graduate School of Business, Stanford University, Riverdale Country School, Choate Rosemary Hall, London School of Economics,

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 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.

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Children are the world's most valuable resource and its best hope for the future.

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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

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

John F. Kennedy

We prefer world law in the age of self-determination to world war in the age of mass extermination.

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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.

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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

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

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

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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.

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

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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.

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The goal of education is the advancement of knowledge and the dissemination of truth.

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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.

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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.

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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