"Mothers all want their sons to grow up to be president, but they don't want them to become politicians in the process."
"To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one's family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one's own mind. If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him."John F. Kennedy on Buddha
"A child who is allowed to be disrespectful to his parents will not have true respect for anyone."John F. Kennedy on Billy Graham
"We never know the love of a parent till we become parents ourselves."John F. Kennedy on Henry Ward Beecher
"I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father's protection."John F. Kennedy on Sigmund Freud
"Even as kids reach adolescence, they need more than ever for us to watch over them. Adolescence is not about letting go. It's about hanging on during a very bumpy ride."John F. Kennedy on Ron Taffel
"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."