From John F. Kennedy (1917–1963), American politician who served as the 35th president of the United States from January 1961 until his assassination in November 1963, Commencement Address at American University, June 10, 1963:
If we cannot end now our differences, at least we can help make the world safe for diversity. For, in the final analysis, our most basic common link is that we all inhabit this small planet. We all breathe the same air. We all cherish our children’s future. And we are all mortal.