Quotes by John F. Kennedy

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

  • “Unconditional war can no longer lead to unconditional victory. It can no longer serve to settle disputes… can no longer be of concern to great powers alone.”
    by John F. Kennedy
  • “The best road to progress is freedom’s road.”
    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
  • “We cannot expect that all nations will adopt like systems, for conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.”
    by John F. Kennedy
  • “Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and the success of liberty.”
    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
  • “Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.”
    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
  • “It might be said now that I have the best of both worlds. A Harvard education and a Yale degree.”
    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
  • “Things do not happen. Things are made to happen.”
    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
  • “My brother Bob doesn’t want to be in government – he promised Dad he’d go straight.”
    by John F. Kennedy
  • “Those who dare to fail miserably can achieve greatly.”
    by John F. Kennedy
  • “The greater our knowledge increases the more our ignorance unfolds.”
    by John F. Kennedy
  • “The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie, deliberate, contrived and dishonest, but the myth, persistent, persuasive and unrealistic.”
    by John F. Kennedy
  • “The courage of life is often a less dramatic spectacle than the courage of a final moment; but it is no less a magnificent mixture of triumph and tragedy.”
    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
  • “Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction.”
    by John F. Kennedy
  • “Once you say you’re going to settle for second, that’s what happens to you in life.”
    by John F. Kennedy

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