John F Kennedy Quotes

Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names. John F Kennedy

Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth. John F Kennedy

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

Liberty without learning is always in peril; learning without liberty is always in vain. John F Kennedy

There are risks and costs to a program of action. But they are far less than the long-range risks and costs of comfortable inaction. John F Kennedy

Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable. John F Kennedy

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. John F Kennedy

Sometimes party loyalty asks too much. John F Kennedy

Let us never negotiate out of fear, but let us never fear to negotiate. John F Kennedy

Domestic policy can only defeat us; foreign policy can kill us. John F Kennedy

The purpose of foreign policy is not to provide an outlet for our own sentiments of hope or indignation; it is to shape real events in a real world. John F Kennedy

We dare not tempt them with weakness. For only when our arms are sufficient beyond doubt can we be certain beyond doubt that they will never be employed. John F Kennedy

A child miseducated is a child lost. John F Kennedy

For the greatest enemy of truth is very often not the lie – deliberate, contrived and dishonest – but the myth – persistent, persuasive, and unrealistic. John F Kennedy

We are confronted primarily with a moral issue…whether all Americans are to be afforded equal rights and equal opportunities, whether we are going to treat our fellow Americans as we want to be treated. John F Kennedy