John F Kennedy Quotes
Short Quotes from JFK

John F Kennedy Quotes are inspiring and thought provoking. JFK, the 35th President, was one of the most popular U.S. Presidents. He won a Pulitzer Prize, was a driving force in the Space Race and was involved in the African American Civil Rights Movement.

Below is a sampling of some short quotes from JFK.

"And so, my fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country."

"Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men."

"Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or the present are certain to miss the future."

"I look forward to a future in which our country will match its military strength with our moral restraint, its wealth with our wisdom, its power with our purpose."

"If anyone is crazy enough to want to kill a president of the United States, he can do it. All he must be prepared to do is give his life for the president's."

"In a very real sense, it will not be one man going to the moon it will be an entire nation. For all of us must work to put him there."

"Man is still the most extraordinary computer of all."

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

"Mothers all want their sons to grow up to be president, but they don't want them to become politicians in the process."

"Once you say you're going to settle for second, that's what happens to you in life."

"Sure it's a big job; but I don't know anyone who can do it better than I can."

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