John F. Kennedy Quotes

A quotes list created by Lee Sonogan

Strayer Period 4B- John F. Kennedy Saonna J.

Not writing about American presidents in a while here’s the most famous leader in the world who got assassinated out in daylight. I’m not too informed on his tenure as President aside from key speeches he made in the black & white screen. Although a lot of them is enough to know he was one of the good ones. For example, being an advocate for peace and exposing ‘secret societies’.

  • “There are risks and costs to action. But they are far less than the long-range risks of comfortable inaction.” 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
  • “Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.” “We must use time as a tool, not as a couch.” John F. Kennedy
  • “The greater our knowledge increases the more our ignorance unfolds.” “A child miseducated (sic) is a child lost.” John F. Kennedy
  • “A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on.” John F. Kennedy
  • “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.” John F. Kennedy
  • “Our problems are man-made; therefore, they may be solved by man. No problem of human destiny is beyond human beings.” John F. Kennedy
  • “Let us never negotiate out of fear. But let us never fear to negotiate.” John F. Kennedy
  • “The ignorance of one voter in a democracy impairs the security of all.” John F. Kennedy
  • “Our progress as a nation can be no swifter than our progress in education. The human mind is our fundamental resource.” John F. Kennedy
  • “The supreme reality of our time is the vulnerability of this planet.” John F. Kennedy
  • “Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.” John F. Kennedy
  • “World peace, like community peace, does not require that each man love his neighbour – it requires only that they live together with mutual tolerance, submitting their disputes to a just and peaceful settlement.” John F. Kennedy
  • “The unity of freedom has never relied on uniformity of opinion.” John F. Kennedy
  • “A nation reveals itself not only by the men it produces but also by the men it honours, the men it remembers.” John F. Kennedy
  • “The great enemy of truth is very often not the lie – deliberate, contrived and dishonest – but the myth – persistent, persuasive, and unrealistic. Too often we hold fast to the clichés of our forebears. We subject all facts to a prefabricated set of interpretations. We enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.” John F. Kennedy
  • “It is an unfortunate fact that we can secure peace only by preparing for war.” John F. Kennedy
  • “The one unchangeable certainty is that nothing is unchangeable or certain.” John F. Kennedy

Politics, war and life, as I said before, politicians that you can and do believe in come in a dime in a dozen. Expect a Fact or Fiction? article in the near future deciding if the JFK assignation conspiracy story is true or not.

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