This page will highlight some John F Kennedy facts, including a timeline, quotations, and even some Lincoln Kennedy coincidences.
In addition to learning some John F Kennedy facts, it's always fun to find coincidences in history. The Lincoln Kennedy coincidences have always been interesting!
One of the best known John F Kennedy quotes from the 1961 Kennedy inaugural address is this line...
"A nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people."
"As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them."
"Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men."
"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."
"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."
"Man is still the most extraordinary computer of all."
"Mothers all want their sons to grow up to be president, but they don't want them to become politicians in the process."
"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."
"The tax on capital gains directly affects investment decisions, the mobility and flow of risk capital... the ease or difficulty experienced by new ventures in obtaining capital, and thereby the strength and potential for growth in the economy."
"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!"
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