John F. Kennedy Quotes.
A man does what he must – in spite of personal consequences, in spite of obstacles and dangers and pressures – and that is the basis of all human morality.
We are tied to the ocean. And when we go back to the sea, whether it is to sail or to watch – we are going back from whence we came.
To state the facts frankly is not to despair the future nor indict the past. The prudent heir takes careful inventory of his legacies and gives a faithful accounting to those whom he owes an obligation of trust.
War will exist until that distant day when the conscientious objector enjoys the same reputation and prestige that the warrior does today.
No one has been barred on account of his race from fighting or dying for America, there are no white or colored signs on the foxholes or graveyards of battle.
Politics is like football; if you see daylight, go through the hole.
The very word ‘secrecy’ is repugnant in a free and open society; and we are as a people inherently and historically opposed to secret societies, to secret oaths, and to secret proceedings.
Let us never negotiate out of fear. But let us never fear to negotiate.
A young man who does not have what it takes to perform military service is not likely to have what it takes to make a living. Today’s military rejects include tomorrow’s hard-core unemployed.
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.
We are opposed around the world by a monolithic and ruthless conspiracy that relies primarily on covert means for expanding its sphere of influence — on infiltration instead of invasion, on subversion instead of elections, on intimidation instead of free choice, on guerrillas by night instead of armies by day
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.
Only an educated and informed people will be a free people.
I am the man who accompanied Jacqueline Kennedy to Paris, and I have enjoyed it.
The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.
Things do not happen. Things are made to happen.
A boy spends his time finding a girl to sleep with. A real man spends his time looking for the one worth waking up to.