Subjects — K

Kennedy Family Quotations

One would never have guessed that the world had such a capacity for genuine grief. The most we can do is exploit our memories of his excellence.

There’s never a dearth of reasons to shoot at the President.

It all began so beautifully. After a drizzle in the morning, the sun came out bright and clear. We were driving into Dallas. In the lead car were President and Mrs. Kennedy.

Mr. Romney, the Kennedys are not in public service to make money. We have paid too high a price.

Ask every person if he’s heard the story, And tell it strong and clear if he has not, That once there was a fleeting wisp of glory Called Camelot … Don’t let it be forgot That once there was a spot For one brief shining moment that was known As Camelot.

When we think of him, he is without a hat, standing in the wind and weather. He was impatient of topcoats and hats, preferring to be exposed, and he was young enough and tough enough to enjoy the cold and the wind of those times. … It can be said of him, as of few men in a like position, that he did not fear the weather, and did not trim his sails, but instead challenged the wind itself, to improve its direction and to cause it to blow more softly and more kindly over the world and its people.