John F. Kennedy
Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction.
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If we cannot now end our differences, at least we can help make the world safe for diversity.
The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie, deliberate, contrived and dishonest, but the myth, persistent, persuasive and unrealistic.
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.
I'm always rather nervous about how you talk about women who are active in politics, whether they want to be talked about as women or as politicians.
It is an unfortunate fact that we can secure peace only by preparing for war.
Mankind must put an end to war before war puts an end to mankind.
Our growing softness, our increasing lack of physical fitness, is a menace to our security.
Unconditional war can no longer lead to unconditional victory. It can no longer serve to settle disputes... can no longer be of concern to great powers alone.
When power leads man toward arrogance, poetry reminds him of his limitations. When power narrows the area of man's concern, poetry reminds him of the richness and diversity of existence. When power corrupts, poetry cleanses.
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.
The trouble about trying to make yourself stupider than you really are is that you very often succeed.
I just like the company of beautiful women. I have a weakness in that department. And I suppose because I am fairly well off and a famous musician, I'm up for grabs. And that makes me an eligible bachelor in the press.
I could try to relent but we all owe life a debt, The day I fail to pay mine could be the day that I'm dead.
What we hope to achieve is a society that doesn't value a white man because he's a white man, but also doesn't value a woman because she's a woman, or a black because he's a black.
When a man says money can do anything, that settles it: he hasn't got any.
Today's students can put dope in their veins or hope in their brains. If they can conceive it and believe it, they can achieve it. They must know it is not their aptitude but their attitude that will determine their altitude.
Knowledge without justice ought to be called cunning rather than wisdom.
There is a single light of science, and to brighten it anywhere is to brighten it everywhere.
My life is my message.
If you don't like how things are, change it! You're not a tree.