We cannot expect that all nations will adopt like systems, for conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
The best road to progress is freedom's road.
The path we have chosen for the present is full of hazards, as all paths are. The cost of freedom is always high, but Americans have always paid it. And one path we shall never choose, and that is the path of surrender, or submission.
The cost of freedom is always high, but Americans have always paid it. And one path we shall never choose, and that is the path of surrender, or submission.
All free men, wherever they may live, are citizens of Berlin. And therefore, as a free man, I take pride in the words 'Ich bin ein Berliner!'
In the long history of the world, only a few generations have been granted the role of defending freedom in its hour of maximum danger. I do not shrink from this responsibility - I welcome it.
We are not here to curse the darkness, but to light the candle that can guide us thru that darkness to a safe and sane future.
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.
Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.
For time and the world do not stand still. Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or the present are certain to miss the future.
Our most basic common link is that we all inhabit this planet. We all breathe the same air. We all cherish our children's future. And we are all mortal.
I look forward to a great future for America - a future in which our country will match its military strength with our moral restraint, its wealth with our wisdom, its power with our purpose.
To state the facts frankly is not to despair the future nor indict the past. The prudent heir takes careful inventory of his legacies and gives a faithful accounting to those whom he owes an obligation of trust.
History is a relentless master. It has no present, only the past rushing into the future. To try to hold fast is to be swept aside.
Geography has made us neighbors. History has made us friends. Economics has made us partners, and necessity has made us allies. Those whom God has so joined together, let no man put asunder.
My brother Bob doesn't want to be in government - he promised Dad he'd go straight.
It might be said now that I have the best of both worlds. A Harvard education and a Yale degree.
Those who dare to fail miserably can achieve greatly.
The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie, deliberate, contrived and dishonest, but the myth, persistent, persuasive and unrealistic.
We have the power to make this the best generation of mankind in the history of the world or to make it the last.
We would like to live as we once lived, but history will not permit it.