"John Fitzgerald Kennedy", commonly known as "Jack Kennedy" or by his initials "JFK", was an American politician who served as the List of Presidents of the United States/35th President of the United States from January 1961 until Assassination of John F. Kennedy/his assassination in November 1963. Notable events that occurred during his presidency included the Bay of Pigs Invasion, the Cuban Missile Crisis, the Space Race—by initiating Project Apollo (which later culminated in the Apollo 11/moon landings), the building of the Berlin Wall, the African-American Civil Rights Movement (1955–1968)/African-American Civil Rights Movement, and the increased US involvement in the Vietnam War.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous presidents! More John F. Kennedy on Wikipedia.
I think there is a law of equity in these disputes. When one party is clearly wrong, it will eventually give way... They had no business putting those missiles in and lying to me about it. They were in the wrong and knew it. So, when we stood firm, they had to back down. But this doesn't mean at all that they would back down when they felt they were in the right and had vital interests involved.John F. Kennedy
But peace does not rest in the charters and covenants alone. It lies in the hearts and minds of all people. So let us not rest all our hopes on parchment and on paper, let us strive to build peace, a desire for peace, a willingness to work for peace in the hearts and minds of all of our people. I believe that we can. I believe the problems of human destiny are not beyond the reach of human beings.John F. Kennedy
All of us have in our veins the exact same percentage of salt in our blood that exists in the ocean, and, therefore, we have salt in our blood, in our sweat, in our tears. We are tied to the ocean. And when we go back to the sea -- whether it is to sail or to watch it -- we are going back from whence we came.John F. Kennedy
We choose to go to the moon. We choose to go to the moon in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard, because that goal will serve to organize and measure the best of our energies and skills, because that challenge is one that we are willing to accept, one we are unwilling to postpone, and one which we intend to win, and the others, too.John F. Kennedy