Quotation by John Fitzgerald Kennedy

Do you realize the responsibility I carry? I'm the only person between Nixon and the White House.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy (1917–1963), U.S. Democratic politician, president. quoted in Kennedy, pt. 2, ch. 7, Theodore C. Sorensen (1965).

Teasing remark to a liberal supporter during the 1960 election campaign. In the event, Nixon won 49.6 percent of the total vote, giving Kennedy the narrowest victory in a presidential election since 1888.
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