"When power leads man toward arrogance, poetry reminds him of his limitations. When power narrows the area of man's concern, poetry reminds him of the richness and diversity of existence. When power corrupts, poetry cleanses."
"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power."John F. Kennedy on Abraham Lincoln
"Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't."John F. Kennedy on Margaret Thatcher
"Knowledge will give you power, but character respect."John F. Kennedy on Bruce Lee
"All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth."John F. Kennedy on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character is power."John F. Kennedy on Booker T. Washington
"We prefer world law in the age of self-determination to world war in the age of mass extermination."
"I think this is the most extraordinary collection of talent, of human knowledge, that has ever been gathered at the White House - with the possible exception of when Thomas Jefferson dined alone."
"Unconditional war can no longer lead to unconditional victory. It can no longer serve to settle disputes... can no longer be of concern to great powers alone."
"If art is to nourish the roots of our culture, society must set the artist free to follow his vision wherever it takes him."
"The best road to progress is freedom's road."
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