John F. Kennedy

1917 - 1963

A Quote by John Fitzgerald Kennedy on opportunity and talent

All of us do not have equal talent, but all of us should have an equal opportunity to develop our talents.

John F. Kennedy (1917 - 1963)

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A Quote by John Fitzgerald Kennedy on enemies, forgiveness, and names

Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.

John F. Kennedy (1917 - 1963)

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A Quote by John Fitzgerald Kennedy on society

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If a free society cannot help the many who are poor, it cannot save the few who are rich.

John F. Kennedy (1917 - 1963)

Source: Inaugural Address, Jan. 20, 1961

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A Quote by John Fitzgerald Kennedy on cities, country, day, freedom, and peace

Freedom is indivisible, and when one man is enslaved, all are not free. When all are free, then we can look forward to that day when this city will be joined as one, and this country, and this great Continent of Europe, in a peaceful and hopeful globe.

John F. Kennedy (1917 - 1963)

Source: Berlin, Germany June 25 1963

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A Quote by John Fitzgerald Kennedy on facts, falsehood, ideas, judgment, nations, people, and truth

We are not afraid to entrust the American people with unpleasant facts, foreign ideas, alien philosophies, and competitive values. For a nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people.

John F. Kennedy (1917 - 1963)

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A Quote by John Fitzgerald Kennedy on generations, history, mankind, power, and world

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 (1917 - 1963)

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A Quote by John Fitzgerald Kennedy

We choose to go to the moon, not because it's easy but because it's hard.

John F. Kennedy (1917 - 1963)

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A Quote by John Fitzgerald Kennedy on justice

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When we got into office, the thing that surprised me most was to find that things were just as bad as we'd been saying they were.

John F. Kennedy (1917 - 1963)

Source: 1961

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A Quote by John Fitzgerald Kennedy on knowledge and talent

I think this is the most extraordinary collection of talent, of human knowledge, that has ever been gathered at the White House, with the possible exception of when Thomas Jefferson dined alone.

John F. Kennedy (1917 - 1963)

Source: at a dinner honoring Nobel prize winners, April, 1962

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A Quote by John Fitzgerald Kennedy on democracy, ignorance, and security

The ignorance of one voter in a democracy impairs the security of all.

John F. Kennedy (1917 - 1963)

Source: 1963 Speech at Vanderbilt University

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