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John F. Kennedy

35th President (1961-1963)

Born: May 29, 1917
Died: November 22, 1963

Vice President: Lyndon Johnson

Political Party: Democratic

Next President: Lyndon Johnson

Previous President: Dwight Eisenhower

Notable John F. Kennedy Quotes

"When written in Chinese, the word "crisis" is composed of two characters. One represents danger and the other represents opportunity."

"The problems of the world cannot possibly be solved by skeptics or cynics whose horizons are limited by the obvious realities. We need men who can dream of things that never were."

"And so, my fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country."

"For time and the world do not stand still. Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or the present are certain to miss the future."

"Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names."

The Only President to...

To date, John F. Kennedy is the only practicing Roman Catholic to be President of the United States. He is also the only president to have won a Pulitzer Prize.

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