John F. Kennedy’s Inaugural Speech

To be honest I’m usually not one for Political speeches specially speeches given by politicians, though J.F.K’s Inaugural speech always brings out the social dreamer in me. This idea of humanity becoming equal in all aspects, and really setting a higher standard for the rest of the world. Right before he ends his speech he says two quotes the first quote became very well known here in America, but I want to focus on the second quote which really shows Johns true passion. The first quote is “Ask not what your country can do for you, but what can you do for your country.” (J.F.K ” The Inaugural Speech.Americanhistoric.com”) Now that is great, very inspiring but what he says next could be life changing if not earth changing. he says “My fellow Americans ask not what America will do for you but what together we could do for the freedom of man.” (J.F.K ” The Inaugural Speech.Americanhistoric.com”) As a human being you should be able to relate on so many different levels. Wouldn’t you want peace amongst all man, woman and human alike. If so than I believe you would get the same joy and satisfaction out of this speech that i got. If you still believe that we are different because of location, religion, skin color or language barrier than you my friend need to really need to break down this speech and understand the importance of Johns words. These words inspired thousands if not millions to change their mindset and follow him into a journey of change and prosperity for humanity not just America. Ive posted a link below please take just a few minutes to see these progressive changes that were introduced almost sixty years ago and still have not been put into full effect. Its time for change if nowhere else let it start here. ” Finally, whether you are citizens of America or citizens of the world, ask of us here the same high standards of strength and sacrifice which we ask of you. With a good conscience our only sure reward, with history the final judge of our deeds, let us go forth to lead the land we love, asking His blessing and His help, but knowing that here on earth God’s work must truly be our own.” (J.F.K ” The Inaugural Speech. Americanhistoric.com”)

JFK Inaugural Speech

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