A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on. Ideas have endurance without death.
I look forward to an America which will not be afraid of grace and beauty, which will protect the beauty of our natural environment, which will preserve the great old American houses and squares and parks of our national past and which will build handsome and balanced cities for our future.
Our treatment of Indians . . . still affects the national consciousness... It seems a basic requirement to study the history of Indian people. Only through this study can we as a nation do what must be done if our treatment of the American Indian is not to be marked down for all time as a national disgrace.
Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.
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.
Tolerance implies no lack of commitment to one's own beliefs. Rather it condemns the oppression or persecution of others.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
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 do for the freedom of man
The Supreme Reality of Our Time is...the Vulnerability of our Planet
We should not let our fears hold us back from pursuing our hopes.
As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.
The ancient Greek definition of happiness was the full use of your powers along lines of excellence.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
It is an unfortunate fact that we can secure peace only by preparing for war.
Our problems are man-made, therefore they may be solved by man. No problem of human destiny is beyond human beings.