"a warning to the American people not to fall into the same trap as the Soviets, not to see only a distorted and desperate view of the other side, not to see conflict as inevitable, accommodation as impossible and communication as nothing more than an exchange of threats."
Commencement Address American University, Washington, Monday, June 10, 1963
"but this administration has failed to recognize, has failed to recognize that in these changing times, with a revolution of rising expectation sweeping the globe, the United States has lost its image as a new, strong, vital, revolutionary society."
University of Illinois Campus, October 24th, 1960
"In short, at a time when they could be exploring how more efficiency and better prices could be obtained... a few gigantic corporations have decided to increase prices in ruthless disregard of their public responsibilities."
April 11, 1962
When will North America ever see a political leader with the balls to speak his mind without fear of public persecution, without fear of public intolerance, without fear of lobbiest organizations, without fear of his "status"...when will we see a man with the intent to do good again. I say intent, we all know JFK had his dark side. But the rhetoric he used, the alignment of words...they spoke of hope and of tolerance in all areas.
I really like his first quote...how fitting for current amerika.