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John F. Kennedy

1917-1963. Thirty-fifth President of the USA

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The courage of life is often a less dramatic spectacle than the courage of the final moment; but it is no less a magnificent mixture of triumph and tragedy.

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For of those to whom much is given, much is required.

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It is an unfortunate fact that we can secure peace only by preparing for war.

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We believe that if men have the talent to invent new machines that put men out of work, they have the talent to put those men back to work.

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When you have seven percent unemployed, you have ninety-three percent working.

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The day before my inauguration President Eisenhower told me, ''You'll find that no easy problems ever come to the President of the United States. If they are easy to solve, somebody else has solved them.'' I found that hard to believe, but now I know it is true.

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As far as the job of President goes, its rewarding and I've given before this group the definition of happiness for the Greeks. I'll define it again: the full use of your powers along lines of excellence. I find, therefore, that the Presidency provides some happiness.

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The one unchangeable certainty is that nothing is unchangeable or certain.

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When written in Chinese, the word ''crisis'' is composed of two characters -- one represents danger, and the other represents opportunity.

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The human mind is our fundamental resource.

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