"We are not afraid to entrust the American people with unpleasant facts, foreign ideas, alien philosophies, and competitive values. For a nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people."
"Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth."John F. Kennedy on Marcus Aurelius
"Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either."John F. Kennedy on Albert Einstein
"Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth."John F. Kennedy on Buddha
"I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. This is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant."John F. Kennedy on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on."John F. Kennedy on Winston Churchill
"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."