Favorite John F. Kennedy’s Quotes

  1. “Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.”  ― John F. Kennedy
  2. Image“The Chinese use two brush strokes to write the word ‘crisis.’ One brush stroke stands for danger; the other for opportunity. In a crisis, be aware of the danger–but recognize the opportunity.”  ― John F. Kennedy
  3. “Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.”  ― John F. Kennedy
  4. “The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.”  ― John F. Kennedy
  5. “We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives.”  ― John F. Kennedy
  6. “Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.” (1962)”  ― John F. Kennedy
  7. “Too often we enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.”  ― John F. Kennedy
  8. “Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.”  ― John F. Kennedy
  9. “As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.”  ― John F. Kennedy
  10. “Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.”  ― John F. Kennedy
  11. “Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.”  ― John F. Kennedy
  12. “Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future. “  – John F. Kennedy 

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