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John F. Kennedy quotes

Sure it's a big job; but I don't know anyone who can do it better than I can.

Things do not happen. Things are made to happen.

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

Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.

A child miseducated is a child lost.

Modern cynics and skeptics... see no harm in paying those to whom they entrust the minds of their children a smaller wage than is paid to those to whom they entrust the care of their plumbing.

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

Domestic policy can only defeat us; foreign policy can kill us.

No one has been barred on account of his race from fighting or dying for America, there are no white or colored signs on the foxholes or graveyards of battle.

For in the final analysis, our most basic common link is that we all inhabit this small planet. We all breathe the same air. We all cherish our children's futures. And we are all mortal.

Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.

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.

Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men.

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.

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

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

We are tied to the ocean. And when we go back to the sea, whether it is to sail or to watch - we are going back from whence we came.

The best road to progress is freedom's road.

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.

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