» Add Quotes to Your Site - Quote Generatoradd quote of the day, random quotes or by topic (e.g. funny quotes) Quote DB :: Authors :: John F. Kennedy :: View Quote View Quote "Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable." - Copy to Clipboard -- John F. Kennedy Listed in: Government Add Quote To Your Quote List Rating: 4.95 Rate Quote 44 votes submitted Your Name: Friend's Email: Top 5 quotes from John F. Kennedy "For in the final analysis, our most basic common link, is that we all inhabit this small planet, we all breathe the same air, we all cherish our children's futures, and we are all mortal." "Washington is a city of Southern efficiency and Northern charm." "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 assure the survival and the success of liberty." "We dare not forget that we are the heirs of that first revolution." "The greater our knowledge increases the more our ignorance unfolds." Top 5 quotes from Government "When dictatorship is a fact, revolution becomes a right." "The best defense against usurpatory government is an assertive citizenry." "Now more than ever before, the people are responsible for the character of their Congress. If that body be ignorant, reckless and corrupt, it is because the people tolerate ignorance, recklessness and corruption." "The Constitution is not an instrument for the government to restrain the people, it is an instrument for the people to restrain the government -- lest it come to dominate our lives and interests." "There are men in all ages who mean to govern well, but they mean to govern. They promise to be good masters, but they mean to be masters."