Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations. 1989.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy (191763)
A young man who does not have what it takes to perform military service is not likely to have what it takes to make a living. Todays military rejects include tomorrows hard core unemployed.
President JOHN F. KENNEDY, statement on the need for training or rehabilitation of Selective Service rejectees, September 30, 1963.Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States: John F. Kennedy, 1963, p. 753.