"I'm always rather nervous about how you talk about women who are active in politics, whether they want to be talked about as women or as politicians."
"Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future."John F. Kennedy on John F. Kennedy
"Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress but I repeat myself."John F. Kennedy on Mark Twain
"One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors."John F. Kennedy on Plato
"If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand."John F. Kennedy on Milton Friedman
"It is enough that the people know there was an election. The people who cast the votes decide nothing. The people who count the votes decide everything."John F. Kennedy on Joseph Stalin
"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."