John F. Kennedy Quote

“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 to assure the survival and the success of liberty.” — John F. Kennedy Source: from his inaugural address, United States Capitol, Washington, D.C., January 20, 1961

Ralph Waldo Emerson Quote

“We grant no dukedoms to the few, We hold like rights and shall; — Equal on Sunday in the pew, On Monday in the mall. For what avail the plough or sail, Or land or life, if freedom fail?” — Ralph Waldo Emerson Source: from the 1873 poem Boston, written for the centennial of the… Continue reading Ralph Waldo Emerson Quote

Abraham Lincoln Quote

“Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation conceived in liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.”  — Abraham Lincoln Source: November 19, 1865 speech known as The Gettysburg Address, delivered at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, USA. (Bliss copy)