"To state the facts frankly is not to despair the future nor indict the past. The prudent heir takes careful inventory of his legacies and gives a faithful accounting to those whom he owes an obligation of trust."
"Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none."John F. Kennedy on William Shakespeare
"For every good reason there is to lie, there is a better reason to tell the truth."John F. Kennedy on Bo Bennett
"The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool."John F. Kennedy on Stephen King
"Learning to trust is one of life's most difficult tasks."John F. Kennedy on Isaac Watts
"Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement."John F. Kennedy on Golda Meir
"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."