Category Archives: John F. Kennedy

The Great Enemy of The Truth

The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie, deliberate, contrived and dishonest, but the myth, persistent, persuasive and unrealistic. President John F. Kennedy (Jeneane’s Comment: John F. Kennedy said this quote in the late 1950’s or … Continue reading

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Proud To Be a Liberal

If by a “liberal” [opponents] mean someone who looks ahead and not behind, someone who welcomes new ideas without rigid restrictions, someone who cares about the welfare of the people – their health, their housing, their schools, their jobs, their … Continue reading

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Becoming a War Hero

It was involuntary. They sank my boat. John F. Kennedy responding to a question on how he became a World War II hero, quoted in A Thousand Days (1965), requoted in What Liberals Believe, page 100, edited by William Martin

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Irish Quotes, Proverbs, Poems, Toasts, Etc.

Irish Blessings May the road to rise to meet you. May the wind be always at your back. May the sun shine warm upon your fields. The rain fall soft upon your fields. And until we meet again, may God … Continue reading

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