Quotes by John F. Kennedy

Quotes by John F. Kennedy (35th President of US (1917 – 1963))

  • “Once you say you’re going to settle for second, that’s what happens to you in life.”
    by John F. Kennedy
  • “The greater our knowledge increases the more our ignorance unfolds.”
    by John F. Kennedy
  • “For time and the world do not stand still. Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or the present are certain to miss the future.”
    by John F. Kennedy
  • “Things do not happen. Things are made to happen.”
    by John F. Kennedy
  • “When written in Chinese, the word “crisis” is composed of two characters. One represents danger and the other represents opportunity.”
    by John F. Kennedy
  • “The best road to progress is freedom’s road.”
    by John F. Kennedy
  • “There are many people in the world who really don’t understand-or say they don’t-what is the great issue between the free world and the Communist world. Let them come to Berlin!”
    by John F. Kennedy
  • “A nation which has forgotten the quality of courage which in the past has been brought to public life is not as likely to insist upon or regard that quality in its chosen leaders today – and in fact we have forgotten.”
    by John F. Kennedy
  • “The path we have chosen for the present is full of hazards, as all paths are. 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.”
    by John F. Kennedy
  • “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.”
    by John F. Kennedy
  • “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.”
    by 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.”
    by John F. Kennedy
  • “We prefer world law in the age of self-determination to world war in the age of mass extermination.”
    by John F. Kennedy
  • “My brother Bob doesn’t want to be in government – he promised Dad he’d go straight.”
    by John F. Kennedy
  • “I am sorry to say that there is too much point to the wisecrack that life is extinct on other planets because their scientists were more advanced than ours.”
    by John F. Kennedy
  • “My brother Bob doesn’t want to be in government – he promised Dad he’d go straight.”
    by John F. Kennedy
  • “Our growing softness, our increasing lack of physical fitness, is a menace to our security.”
    by John F. Kennedy
  • “Israel was not created in order to disappear – Israel will endure and flourish. It is the child of hope and the home of the brave. It can neither be broken by adversity nor demoralized by success. It carries the shield of democracy and it honors the sword of freedom.”
    by John F. Kennedy
  • “It might be said now that I have the best of both worlds. A Harvard education and a Yale degree.”
    by John F. Kennedy
  • “The goal of education is the advancement of knowledge and the dissemination of truth.”
    by John F. Kennedy

  Next 20 »

VN:F [1.9.22_1171]
Rating: 4.6/5 (7 votes cast)
Quotes by John F. Kennedy, 4.6 out of 5 based on 7 ratings

Leave a Reply