John F. Kennedy Quotes (212 Quotes)

    When someone is desperate, they can do almost anything. You could be this way all along and keeping it together, or life circumstances can lead you to a particular crossroads that make you do some very bad things.

    We must face the fact that the United States is neither omnipotent nor omniscient that we are only 6 percent of the world's population that we cannot impose our will upon the other 94 percent of mankind that we cannot right every wrong or reverse every adversity and that therefore there cannot be an American solution to every world problem.

    I look forward to an America which will not be afraid of grace and beauty.

    We cannot expect that all nations will adopt like systems, for conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.

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

    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.

    In the long history of the world, only a few generations have been granted the role of defending freedom in its hour of maximum danger. I do not shrink from this responsibility - I welcome it.

    I am the man who accompanied Jacqueline Kennedy to Paris, and I have enjoyed it.

    We have said we need the 325 million and have justified this amount in court, and our need has not changed since then. But, how we get there is what we want to work out with (the union) during the upcoming negotiations.

    They just seem to chuck them. They'd rather someone else pick them up than bother (redeeming them). I'm shocked because it's our own highways. It's one of the revelations that is not too reassuring about our fellow citizens.

    I hope that no American will waste his franchise and throw away his vote by voting either for me or against me solely on account of my religious affiliation. It is not relevant.

    You can always go into another business. I have never taken a picture of an accountant.

    The greater our knowledge increases, the greater our ignorance unfolds.

    More and more people in a growing number of countries are turning to the new legal ways of downloading music on the internet or via mobile phones.

    The greater our knowledge increases the more our ignorance unfolds.

    If we're going to expand digital sales to 25 percent of music revenue by 2010, we need the mobile market to expand to songs rather than bits of songs.

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

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

    For time and the world do not stand still. Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or the present are certain to miss the future.

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

    I have thanked him many times for telling me the way it was.

    Do you realize the responsibility I carry? I'm the only person standing between Richard Nixon and the White House.

    The one unchangeable certainty is that nothing is unchangeable or certain.

    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.

    Let both sides seek to invoke the wonders of science instead of its terrors. Together let us explore the stars, conquer the deserts, eradicate disease, tap the ocean depths, and encourage the arts and commerce.

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

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

    If scientific discovery has not been an unalloyed blessing, if it has conferred on mankind the power not only to create but also to annihilate, it has at the same time provided humanity with a supreme challenge and a supreme testing

    Art is the great democrat, calling forth creative genius from every sector of society, disregarding race or religion or wealth or color

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

    We are inclined to think that if we watch a football game or a baseball game, we have taken part in it.

    A nation which has forgotten the quality of courage which in the past has been brought to public life is not as likely to insist upon or regard that quality in its chosen leaders today - and in fact we have forgotten.

    The liquidity shortfall notice does not mean the company has decided to pursue any particular course of action at this time. The company has not made any proposals to (the pilots union) at this time.

    People have not been horrified by war to a sufficient extent... War will exist until that distant day when the conscientious objector enjoys the same reputation and prestige as the warrior does today.

    Mothers all want their sons to grow up to be president, but they don't want them to become politicians in the process.

    In a day,when you dont come across any problems,then you can be sure that you are travelling in the wrong path...

    It's astonishing that a sophisticated nation like Canada has dragged its feet for so long while the rest of the world has adapted its copyright laws to the digital age. The digital music world is moving on - Canada must move with it, or its whole music culture will suffer.

    If we make peaceful revolution impossible, we make violent revolution inevitable.

    Let the word go forth from this time and place, to friend and foe alike, that the torch has been passed to a new generation of Americans - born in this century, tempered by war, disciplined by a hard and bitter peace.

    Tolerance implies no lack of commitment to one's own beliefs. Rather it condemns the oppression or persecution of others.

    A police state finds that it cannot command the grain to grow.

    My father always told me that all businessmen were sons of bitches, but I never believed it till now.

    For if Freedom and Communism were to compete for man's allegiance in a world at peace, I would look to the future with ever increasing confidence

    Israel was not created in order to disappear - Israel will endure and flourish. It is the child of hope and the home of the brave. It can neither be broken by adversity nor demoralized by success. It carries the shield of democracy and it honors the sword of freedom.

    It is important to consumers to have the ability to move songs between their various listening devices.

    I married Joyce Sours, who has always understood my love for music and my need to perform. I think that is the most important thing in any musician's life is to make sure you marry a woman who will be understanding of the time you will put in to the music

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