John F Kennedy Quotes On Moon, Leadership, Courage

John Fitzgerald Kennedy, often referred to by his initials JFK and Jack was an American politician who served as the 35th president of the United States from January 1961 until his assassination in November 1963. This John F Kennedy quotes will motivate you.

Best John F Kennedy Quotes

  1. “The Republican Party can lead any person to believe that their promises will be fulfilled in the future. They follow the Hitler line – no matter how big the lie; repeat it often enough and the masses will regard it as truth.” ~ John F. Kennedy
  2. “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.” ~ John F. Kennedy
  3. “This country cannot afford to be materially rich and spiritually poor.” ~ John F. Kennedy
  4. “Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future.” ~ John F. Kennedy
  5. “One person can make a difference, and everyone should try.” ~ John F. Kennedy

  6. “If by a “Liberal,” they mean someone who looks ahead and not behind, someone who welcomes new ideas without rigid reactions, someone who cares about the welfare of the people – their health, their housing, their schools, their jobs, their civil rights, and their civil liberties – someone who believes that we can break through the stalemate and suspicions that grip us in our policies abroad, if that is what they mean by a “Liberal,” then I’m proud to say that I’m a “Liberal.” ~ John F. Kennedy
  7. “We choose to go to the Moon in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard because that goal will serve to organize and measure the best of our energies and skills, because that challenge is one that we are willing to accept, one we are unwilling to postpone, and one which we intend to win, and the others, too.” ~ John F. Kennedy, John F Kennedy quotes on moon
  8. “No responsibility of government is more fundamental than the responsibility of maintaining the highest standard of ethical behavior for those who conduct the public business.” ~ John F. Kennedy
  9. “If a free society cannot help the many who are poor, it cannot save the few who are rich.” ~ John F. Kennedy
  10. “The goal of education is the advancement of knowledge and the dissemination of truth.” ~ John F. Kennedy

  11. “Ask not that the journey be easy; ask instead that it be worth it.” ~ John F. Kennedy
  12. “Today, we need a nation of Minutemen, citizens who are not only prepared to take arms but citizens who regard the preservation of freedom as the basic purpose of their daily life and who are willing to consciously work and sacrifice for that freedom.” ~ John F. Kennedy
  13. “A country is as strong, really, as its citizens. And I think that mental and physical health – mental and physical vigor – go hand in hand.” ~ John F. Kennedy
  14. “In a time of turbulence and change, it is more true than ever that knowledge is power.” ~ John F. Kennedy
  15. “Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.” ~ John F. Kennedy
  16. “This is not a time to keep the facts from the people-to keep them complacent. To sound the alarm is not to panic but to seek action from an aroused public. For, as the poet, Dante once said: ‘The hottest places in hell are reserved for those who, in a time of great moral crisis, maintain their neutrality.” ~ John F. Kennedy
  17. “Here on earth, God’s work must surely be our own.” ~ John F. Kennedy

  18. “Wealth is the means, and people are the ends. All our material riches will avail us little if we do not use them to expand the opportunities of our people.” ~ John F. Kennedy
  19. “A tax cut means higher family income and higher business profits and a balanced federal budget.” ~ John F. Kennedy
  20. “The state is the servant of the citizen and not his master.” ~ John F. Kennedy
  21. “So let us begin anew — remembering on both sides that civility is not a sign of weakness, and sincerity is always subject to proof. Let us never negotiate out of fear, but let us never fear to negotiate. Let both sides explore what problems unite us instead of belaboring those problems which divide us.” ~ John F. Kennedy
  22. “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. We decided long ago that the dangers of excessive and unwarranted concealment of pertinent facts far outweighed the dangers which are cited to justify it. Even today, there is little value in opposing the threat of a closed society by imitating its arbitrary restrictions. Even today, there is little value in insuring the survival of our nation if our traditions do not survive with it.” ~ John F. Kennedy
  23. “Our task is not to fix the blame for the past, but to fix the course for the future.” ~ John F. Kennedy

  24. “Now the trumpet summons us again – not as a call to bear arms, though arms we need; not as a call to battle, though embattled we are; but a call to bear the burden of a long twilight struggle, year in and year out, ‘rejoicing in hope, patient in tribulation’, a struggle against the common enemies of man: tyranny, poverty, disease, and war itself.” ~ John F. Kennedy
  25. “By calling attention to ‘a well-regulated militia,’ ‘the security of the nation,’ and the right of each citizen ‘to keep and bear arms,’ our founding fathers recognized the essentially civilian nature of our economy… The Second Amendment still remains an important declaration of our basic civilian-military relationships in which every citizen must be ready to participate in the defense of his country. For that reason, I believe the Second Amendment will always be important.” ~ John F. Kennedy
  26. “We are not here to curse the darkness, but to light the candle that can guide us through that darkness to a safe and sane future.” ~ John F. Kennedy
  27. “I will splinter the CIA into a thousand pieces and scatter it into the winds.” ~ John F. Kennedy

  28. “There are risks and costs to action. But they are far less than the long-range risks of comfortable inaction.” ~ John F. Kennedy
  29. “Don’t pray for an easy life, pray to be a stronger man.” ~ John F. Kennedy
  30. “Only an educated and informed people will be a free people.” ~ John F. Kennedy
  31. “The ignorance of one voter in a democracy impairs the security of all.” ~ John F. Kennedy
  32. “There can be no progress if people have no faith in tomorrow.” ~ John F. Kennedy
  33. “Effort and courage are not enough without purpose and direction.” ~ John F. Kennedy, John F Kennedy quotes on courage
  34. “For in a democracy, every citizen, regardless of his interest in politics, “hold office”; every one of us is in a position of responsibility; and, in the final analysis, the kind of government we get depends upon how we fulfill those responsibilities. We, the people, are the boss, and we will get the kind of political leadership, be it good or bad, that we demand and deserve.” ~ John F. Kennedy, John F Kennedy quotes on leadership
  35. “Never let your fears hold you back from pursuing your hopes.” ~ John F. Kennedy
  36. “Things do not happen. Things are made to happen.” ~ John F. Kennedy

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