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Maxioms by John Fitzgerald Kennedy

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We must face the fact that the United States is neither omnipotent nor omniscient; that we are only 6 percent read more

We must face the fact that the United States is neither omnipotent nor omniscient; that we are only 6 percent of the world's population; that we cannot impose our will upon the other 94 percent of mankind; that we cannot right every wrong or reverse every adversity; and that therefore there cannot be an American solution to every world problem.

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When power leads man toward arrogance, poetry reminds him of his limitations. When power narrows the areas of man's concern, read more

When power leads man toward arrogance, poetry reminds him of his limitations. When power narrows the areas of man's concern, poetry reminds him of the richness and diversity of his existence. When power corrupts, poetry cleanses.

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A nation reveals itself not only by the men it produces but also by the men it honors, the men read more

A nation reveals itself not only by the men it produces but also by the men it honors, the men it remembers

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The margin is narrow, but the responsibility is clear.

The margin is narrow, but the responsibility is clear.

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My experience in government is that when things are non-controversial and beautifully coordinated, there is not much going on

My experience in government is that when things are non-controversial and beautifully coordinated, there is not much going on

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