Famous Quotes from ...

John F. Kennedy



    Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.

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

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    Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.

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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.

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    My brother Bob doesn't want to be in government - he promised Dad he'd go straight.

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    I am sorry to say that there is too much point to the wisecrack that life is extinct on other planets because their scientists were more advanced than ours.

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

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

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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.

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

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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.

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

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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.

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    My fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country.

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    Mankind must put an end to war before war puts an end to mankind.

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

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    It's the thinking of dinosaurs for anyone to believe that they can steal music after all the education and campaigns that we have had.

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