John Fitzgerald Kennedy Quotes

Ask not what your country can do for you—ask what you can do for your country.

Today, we need a nation of Minutemen, who are not only prepared to take arms, but citizens who regard the preservation of freedom as the basic purpose of their daily lives, and who are willing to consciously work and sacrifice for that freedom.

As they say on my own Cape Cod, a rising tide lifts all the boats. And a partnership, by definition, serves both partners, without domination or unfair advantage. Together we have been partners in adversity – let us also be partners in prosperity.

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

When written in Chinese, the word “crisis” is composed of two characters, one represents danger and the other represents opportunity.

Too often we… enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.

This increase in the life span and in the number of our senior citizens presents this nation with increased opportunities: the opportunity to draw upon their skill and sagacity – and the opportunity to provide the respect and recognition they have earned. It is not enough for a great nation merely to have added new […]

It is an interesting biological fact that all of us have, in our veins, the exact same percentage of salt in our blood that exists in the ocean, and therefore, we have salt in our blood, in our sweat, in our tears. We are tied to the ocean. And when we go back to the […]

We will not act prematurely or unnecessarily risk the costs of world-wide nuclear war in which even the fruits of victory would be ashes in our mouth. But neither will we shrink from that risk at any time it must be faced.

There is a a terrific disadvantage in not having the abrasive quality of the press applied to you daily… Even though we never like it, and even though we wish they didn’t write it, and even though we disapprove, there isn’t any doubt that we could not do the job at all in a free […]