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John F. Kennedy

John F. Kennedy
Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.
If we make peaceful revolution impossible, we make violent revolution inevitiable.
The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.
The problems of the world cannot possibly be solved by skeptics or cynics whose horizons are limited by the obvious realities. We need men who can dream of things that never were.
To be courageous requires no exceptional qualifications, no magic formula. It's an opportunity that sooner or later is presented to us all and each person must look for that courage in his own soul.
All this will not be finished in the first one hundred days. Nor will it be finished in the first one thousand days . . .nor even perhaps in our lifetime on this planet. But let us begin.
The unity of freedom has never relied on uniformity of opinion.
If we cannot now end our differences, at least we can help made the world safe for diversity.
Pray not for easy lives, pray to be stronger men.
A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on.
As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.
World peace, like community peace, does not require that each man love his neighbor -- it requires only that they live together with mutual tolerance, submitting their disputes to a just and peaceful settlement.
Those who dare to fail miserably can achieve greatly.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
[Happiness is] the full use of your powers along lines of excellence.
Let the word go forth from this time and place, to friend and foe alike, that the torch has been passed to a new generation of Americans.
It is an unfortunate fact that we can secure peace only by preparing for war.
We must never forget that art is not a form of propaganda; it is a form of truth.
A man does what he must, in spite of personal consequences, in spite of obstacles and dangers and pressures, and that is the basis of all human morality.
Happiness is the full use of your powers along lines of excellence.