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“The mere absence of war is not peace. The mere absence of recession is not growth. We have made a beginning—but we have only begun. Now the time has come to make the most of our gains—to translate the renewal of our national strength into the achievement of our national purpose.”
–President Kennedy, 1963 State of the Union Address, January 14, 1963 (via jfklibrary)
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Barack Obama: I am told that the last three speakers here have been the Pope, Her Majesty the Queen and Nelson Mandela; which is either a very high bar, or the beginning of a very funny joke.
America this one is a keeper okay
(Source: flushedwithcash, via brooklynmutt)
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“A man does what he must - in spite of personal consequences, in spite of obstacles and dangers and pressures - and that is the basis of all human morality.”
JFK, Profiles in Courage (via jfklibrary)
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Secret Service Nicknames for First Families
I told you it was Lace.
I question the advisability of posting the current administration’s names, though.