John F. Kennedy

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, in order to ensure the survival and the success of liberty.- Inaugural Address 1961

Quoted in “Still The Best Hope” by Dennis Prager, with these additional thoughts by Prager:

“From the beginning, liberty was the great animating impulse of the American Colonies. Probably the best-remembered statement from America’s founding is that of Patrick Henry, “Give me liberty of give me death.”                                                                               We have here, in a nutshell, the major difference between America and Western Europe: Liberty animates America; economic equality and economic security animate Western Europe. For this reason, among others, if the United States ceased to exist, liberty would be diminished, if not extinguished, nearly everywhere on Earth.”

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One Response to John F. Kennedy

  1. Angela Matthews says:

    There is a suggestion as to how to bring this country back to a balanced government in accordance with the Constitution.
    It might not be the only answer but reading the Liberty Amendments by Mark Levin has given me hope.

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