24 Motivational Quotes From John F. Kennedy That Will Inspire You


John Fitzgerald Kennedy (or JFK), was the 35th President of the United States. He’s the only Catholic president to date and the only one to have won a Pulitzer Prize. A lot has been written about JFK. There have been a ton of documentaries about him. Conspiracies surround the Kennedy name. JFK was said to be a robot — a sex machine. He was a lifelong member of the NRA, a national hero, and an android. And if you need more facts about JFK, check this video out here, by Brad Neely.

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Let us never negotiate out of fear. But let us never fear to negotiate.
If a free society cannot help the many who are poor, it cannot save the few who are rich.
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.
And so, my fellow Americans: ask not what your country can do for you – ask what you can do for your country. My fellow citizens of the world: ask not what America will do for you, but what together we can do for the freedom of man.
Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.
The men who create power make an indispensable contribution to the Nation’s greatness, but the men who question power make a contribution just as indispensable, especially when that questioning is disinterested, for they determine whether we use power or power uses us.
We stand for freedom. That is our conviction for us; that is our only commitment to others.
We set sail on this new sea because there is knowledge to be gained.
The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.
The ancient Greek definition of happiness was the full use of your powers along lines of excellence.
The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie — deliberate, contrived and dishonest, but the myth, persistent, persuasive, and unrealistic. Belief in myths allows the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.
Our problems are man-made, therefore they may be solved by man. No problem of human destiny is beyond human beings.
The American, by nature, is optimistic. He is experimental, an inventor and a builder who builds best when called upon to build greatly.
We must use time as a tool, not as a crutch.
Liberty without learning is always in peril; learning without liberty is always in vain.
If we cannot end now our differences, at least we can help make the world safe for diversity.
Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
All of us do not have equal talent, but all of us should have an equal opportunity to develop our talents.
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.
We have come too far, we have sacrificed too much, to disdain the future now.
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.
Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men.
A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on.