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John F. Kennedy

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Comment#  ·   Fair (608 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Always forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.

John F. Kennedy, in Altruism and Cynicism and Vice and Virtue

Comment#  ·   Fair (344 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

And so, my fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.

John F. Kennedy, (inaugural speech, 1961), in Law and Politics and War and Peace

Comment#  ·   Fair (312 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

I look forward to an America which will not be afraid of grace and beauty.

John F. Kennedy, in Happiness and Misery

Comment#  ·   Fair (285 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If a free society cannot help the many who are poor, it cannot save the few who are rich.

John F. Kennedy, in Law and Politics

Comment#  ·   Fair (1022 ratings)  ·  submitted 1998

It was involuntary. They sank my boat.

John F. Kennedy, (comment when asked about his heroism), in War and Peace

Comment#  ·   Fair (318 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Mankind must put an end to war, or war will put an end to mankind.

John F. Kennedy, in War and Peace

Comment#  ·   Fair (298 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Our progress as a nation can be no swifter than our progress in education.

John F. Kennedy, in Law and Politics and Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·   Fair (273 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.

John F. Kennedy, in Law and Politics

Comment#  ·   Fair (326 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

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

John F. Kennedy, in Wisdom and Ignorance

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