242 Total Quotes

John+F. Kennedy Quotes

John F. Kennedy
In giving rights to others which belong to them, we give rights to ourselves and to our country
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#Civil Rights

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Ask not what your country can do for you — ask what you can do for your country.
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#Patriotic #Top 100 #Famous #Country

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

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

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My fellow citizens of the world: ask not what America will do for you, but what together we can do for the freedom of man
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#America

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

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The energy, the faith, the devotion which we bring to this endeavor will light our country and all who serve it - and the glow from that fire can truly light the world
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#Country

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Those who dare to fail miserably can achieve greatly.
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#Failure

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

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

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The cost of freedom is always high, but Americans have always paid it. And one path we shall never choose, and that is the path of surrender, or submission.
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#Freedom

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The freedom of the city is not negotiable. We cannot negotiate with those who say, "What's mine is mine and what's yours is negotiable."
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#Freedom

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When written in Chinese, the word "crisis" is composed of two characters-one represents danger, and the other represents opportunity.
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#Crisis

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The ignorance of one voter in a democracy impairs the security of all.
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#Voting #Democracy

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We have the power to make this the best generation of mankind in the history of the world - or to make it the last.
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#History

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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.
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#Economy

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

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A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on. Ideas have endurance without death.
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#Death

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

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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.
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#American President Quotes

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If a free society cannot help the many who are poor, it cannot save the few who are rich.
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#Poverty And The Poor

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Domestic policy can only defeat us; foreign policy can kill us
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#Defeat

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If we are strong, our strength will speak for itself. If we are weak, words will be of no help.
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#Communication