“The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie--deliberate, contrived and dishonest--but the myth--persistant, persuasive and unrealistic.
“Modern cynics and skeptics ... see no harm in paying those to whom they entrust the minds of their children a smaller wage than is paid to those to whom they entrust the care of their plumbing.
“Too often we... enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.
“The freedom of the city is not negotiable. We cannot negotiate with those who say, What's mine is mine and what's yours is negotiable.
“We would like to live as we once lived, but history will not permit it.
“The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood, who knows the great enthusiasms, the great devotions, and spends himself in a worthy cause who at best, if he wins, knows the thrills of high achievement, and, if he fails, at least fails daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who know neither victory nor defeat.
“Mothers all want their sons to grow up to be president, but they don't want them to become politicians in the process.
“I hope that no American ... will waste his franchise and throw away his vote by voting either for me or against me solely on account of my religious affiliation. It is not relevant.
“There are three things which are real God, human folly, and laughter. The first two are beyond our comprehension. So we must do what we can with the third.
“There are many people in the world who really don't understand-or say they don't-what is the great issue between the free world and the Communist world. ... Let them come to Berlin
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
35th President of the United States; established the Peace Corps; assassinated in Dallas (1917-1963)
“Houston, we have a problem.
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