867 – “No country can possibly move ahead, no free society can possibly be sustained, unless it has an educated citizenry whose qualities of mind and heart permit it to take part in the complicated and increasingly sophisticated decisions that pour not only upon the President and upon the Congress, but upon all the citizens who exercise the ultimate power.”

–John F Kennedy, 35th President of the United States of America

Quote Number:  416

Source: Kennedy, John F. “Commencement Address.” June 6, 1963. San Diego State College, San Diego, California, USA. In Public Papers of the Presidents: John F. Kennedy, 1963.

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