John F. Kennedy

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

– John F. Kennedy

A child miseducated is a child lost.

– John F. Kennedy

A child miseducated is a child lost.

– John F. Kennedy

I look forward to a great future for America – a future in which our country will match its military strength with our moral restraint, its wealth with our wisdom, its power with our purpose.

– John F. Kennedy

Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction.

– John F. Kennedy

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.

– John F. Kennedy

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.

– John F. Kennedy

“Victory has a hundred fathers and defeat is an orphan.

– John F. Kennedy

“The Chinese use two brush strokes to write the word ‘crisis.’ One brush stroke stands for danger; the other for opportunity. In a crisis, be aware of the danger–but recognize the opportunity.”

– John F. Kennedy

“If not us, who? If not now, when?”

– John F. Kennedy

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

– John F. Kennedy

“Tolerance implies no lack of commitment to one’s own beliefs. Rather it condemns the oppression or persecution of others.”
– John F. Kennedy

Tolerance Implies No Lack Of Commitment To One's Own Beliefs

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

Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
– John F. Kennedy

Washington is a city of Southern efficiency and Northern charm.
– John F. Kennedy

Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
– John F. Kennedy

Word to the Nation: Guard zealously your right to serve in the Armed Forces, for without them, there will be no other rights to guard.
– John F. Kennedy

Only when our arms are sufficient beyond doubt can we be certain beyond doubt that they will never be employed.
– John F. Kennedy

When you have seven percent unemployed, you have ninety-three percent working.
– John F. Kennedy

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.
– John F. Kennedy