The New Frontier I speak of is not a set of promises - it is a set of challenges. It sums up not what I intend to offer the American people, but what I intent to ask of them.
John F. Kennedy (1917 - 1963)
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Too often we . . . enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.
A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
Source: 1961 Address to the U.N. General Assembly
Washington [D.C.] is a city of Southern efficiency and Northern charm.
I don't think the intelligence reports are all that hot. Some days I get more out of the New York Times.
Asked how he became a Navy hero, It was involuntary. They sank my boat.
Source: quoted in Schlesinger's A Thousand Days.
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.
Man is the most extraordinary computer of all.
It would be premature to reach a judgment as to whether there is a gap or not a gap.
Source: Presidential news conference, February 8, 1961
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