Great John F. Kennedy Quotes

As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.

The best road to progress is freedom’s road.

My fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country.

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

Mankind must put an end to war before war puts an end to mankind.

Effort and courage are not enough without purpose and direction.

Ask Not What your Country

A child miseducated is a child lost.

Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.

Let us think of education as the means of developing our greatest abilities, because in each of us there is a private hope and dream which, fulfilled, can be translated into benefit for everyone and greater strength of the nation.

The goal of education is the advancement of knowledge and the dissemination of truth.

The human mind is our fundamental resource.

Our progress as a nation can be no swifter than our progress in education. The human mind is our fundamental resource.

History will never accept difficulties as an excuse.

I was born an American, I live like an American, I will die an American.

We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives.

Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.

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.

Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.

I believe in an America where the separation of church and state is absolute.

I believe that this nation should commit itself to achieving the goal, before this decade is out, of landing a man on the Moon and returning him safely to the Earth. No single space project…will be more exciting, or more impressive to mankind, or more important…and none will be so difficult or expensive to accomplish.