Quotation by John Fitzgerald Kennedy

Today every inhabitant of this planet must contemplate the day when this planet may no longer be habitable. Every man, woman and child lives under a nuclear sword of Damocles, hanging by the slenderest of threads, capable of being cut at any moment by accident or miscalculation or madness.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy (1917–1963), U.S. Democratic politician, president. address, Sept. 1961, to the United Nations Assembly, New York City.
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