Thursday, September 29, 2005

JFK quotes

John Fitzgerald Kennedy quotes

JFK Quotes

As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.
John F. Kennedy

Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
John F. Kennedy

"A young man who does not have what it takes to perform military service is not likely to have what it takes to make a living."
-John F. Kennedy (JFK)

"Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country."
-John F. Kennedy (JFK)

"Mankind must put an end to war, or war will put an end to mankind. War will exist until that distant day when the conscientious objector enjoys the same reputation and prestige that the warrior does today."
-John F. Kennedy (JFK)

"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."
-John F. Kennedy (JFK)

"I can imagine no more rewarding a career. And any man who may be asked in this century what he did to make his life worthwhile, I think can respond with a good deal of pride and satisfaction:
"I served in the United States Navy""
-John F. Kennedy (JFK)

"Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or the present are certain to miss the future."
-John F. Kennedy (JFK), Speech, Frankfurt, 25 June 1963.

A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on.
John F. Kennedy

A nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people.
John F. Kennedy

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.
John F. Kennedy

If a free society cannot help the many who are poor, it cannot save the few who are rich.
John F. Kennedy

Mothers all want their sons to grow up to be president, but they don't want them to become politicians in the process.
John F. Kennedy

Once you say you're going to settle for second, that's what happens to you in life.
John F. Kennedy

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.
John F. Kennedy

Our problems are man-made, therefore they may be solved by man. And man can be a s big as he wants. No problem of human destiny is beyond human beings.
John F. Kennedy

Things do not happen. Things are made to happen.
John F. Kennedy

Those who dare to fail miserably can achieve greatly.
John F. Kennedy

Too often we... enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.
John F. Kennedy

Some great JFK links:

JFK library

JFK White House

JFK photo history

Katie the Scrapbook Lady

Monday, September 26, 2005

doing something worthwhile

"Real joy comes not from ease or riches or from the praise of men, but from doing something worthwhile."
- Pierre Coneille

Nothing worthwhile comes easily. Work, continuous work and hard work, is the only way to accomplish results that last.
-Hamilton Holt

"Love doesn't make the world go 'round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile."
-Franklin P. Jones

"You play the hand you're dealt. I think the game's worthwhile."
-C.S. Lewis

"The essence of life is finding something you really love and then making the daily experience worthwhile."
-Dennis Waitley

"Unless a life is lived for others, it is not worthwhile"
-Mother Teresa

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Wednesday, September 14, 2005

Unbe- leaf- able! It's almost fall!

Digital elements above are compliments of Daniela Peuss at Scrapartist

The air is cooler in the mornings and I find myself reaching for a blanket at night. Suddenly, fall is in the air and my calendar confirms that it is true. Next week will be the official beginning of autumn and I must say that it is my favorite time of year.

Here are some fall quotes to enjoy for the upcoming season.

My page on autumn quotes and quips

Quote Garden

Autumn quotes & sayings

Happy Fall!

Katie the Scrapbook Lady