President J. F. Kennedy, Commemorative Issue, Republic of Cyprus
John F. Kennedy, 35th President of the United States of America (1961-63), was born in Brookline Massachusetts May 29th 1917 and graduated from Harvard in 1940. He was the first catholic to be elected President and the youngest to die in office from a bullet to the head by an assassin on November 22nd 1963. In his stirring Inaugural Address he said: ""Let us never negotiate out of fear. But let us never fear to negotiate"". ""If a free society cannot help the many who are poor, it cannot save the few who are rich"". ""Ask not what your country can do for you.. Ask what you can do for your country"". (From: The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations.) Of John F. Kennedy someone said: ""He was a great man. The difference between great men and politicians is that the great men say what they will do, and do it, while politicians don’t say what they will do and don’t do what they say.""
Source:Cyprus Post, Republic of CyprusΚυπριακά Ταχυδρομεία, Κυπριακή Δημοκρατία
Publisher:Library of Cyprus University of Technology
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