John F. Kennedy: Containing the Public Messages, Speeches, and Statements of the President

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Page 72 - And yet the same revolutionary beliefs for which our forebears fought are still at issue around the globe — the belief that the rights of man come not from the generosity of the state but from the hand of God.
Page 102 - Our progress as a nation can be no swifter than our progress in education. Our requirements for world leadership, our hopes for economic growth, and the demands of citizenship itself in an era such as this all require the maximum development of every young American's capacity. The human mind is our fundamental resource.
Page xlviii - Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and success of liberty.
Page l - And so, my fellow Americans: ask not what your country can do for you — ask what you can do for your country. My fellow citizens of the world : ask not what America will do for you, but what together we can dp for the freedom of man.
Page 395 - I believe that this Nation should commit itself to achieving the goal, before this decade is out, of landing a man on the moon and returning him safely to earth.
Page 388 - After investigation, I have found and hereby declare that each reorganization included in the reorganization plan...
Page 493 - The United States regards as vital to its national interest and to world peace the maintenance of international peace and security in southeast Asia.
Page xlix - 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 — 1 welcome it. I do not believe that any of us would exchange places with any other people or any other generation. The energy, the faith, the devotion which we bring to this endeavor will light our country and all who serve it — and the glow from that fire can truly light the world.
Page 391 - The great battleground for the defense and expansion of freedom today is the whole southern half of the globe — Asia, Latin America, Africa and the Middle East — the lands of the rising peoples.
Page 398 - The preservation of the role of the United States as a leader in aeronautical and space science and technology and in the application thereof to the conduct of peaceful activities within and outside the atmosphere...

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