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John F. Kennedy

1917-1963. Thirty-fifth President of the USA

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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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Our problems are man-made, therefore they may be solved by man. No problem of human destiny is beyond human beings.

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People have not been horrified by war to a sufficient extent... War will exist until that distant day when the conscientious objector enjoys the same reputation and prestige as the warrior does today.

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A young man who does not have what it takes to perform military service is not likely to have what it takes to make a living.

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I have just received the following wire from my generous Daddy. It says, ''Dear Jack: Don't buy a single vote more than is necessary. I'll be damned if I am going to pay for a landslide.''

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The New Frontier I speak of is not a set of promises -- it is a set of challenges. It sums up not what I intend to offer the American people, but what I intent to ask of them.

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Every American ought to have the right to be treated as he would wish to be treated, as one would wish his children to be treated. this is not the case.

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In free society art is not a weapon. Artists are not engineers of the soul.

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I see little of more importance to the future of our country and of civilization than full recognition of the place of the artist. If art is to nourish the roots of our culture, society must set the artist free to follow his vision wherever it takes him.

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If art is to nourish the roots of our culture, society must set the artist free to follow his vision wherever it takes him.

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