Wednesday, Sep. 17, 2008

John F. Kennedy

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Inaugural Address, 1961

In a relatively brief address that he spent two months crafting, Kennedy —at 43, the youngest president elected to the office and the first Roman Catholic — stressed the importance of national service.

Full Text

Best Line: "My fellow Americans: ask not what your country can do for you — ask what you can do for your country."