John F. Kennedy
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.
The world is very different now. For man holds in his mortal hands the power to abolish all forms of human poverty, and all forms of human life.
The courage of life is often a less dramatic spectacle than the courage of a final moment; but it is no less a magnificent mixture of triumph and tragedy.
I am sorry to say that there is too much point to the wisecrack that life is extinct on other planets because their scientists were more advanced than ours.
When written in Chinese, the word "crisis" is composed of two characters. One represents danger and the other represents opportunity.
My fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country.
We are tied to the ocean. And when we go back to the sea, whether it is to sail or to watch - we are going back from whence we came.