偉人約翰•甘迺迪

甘迺迪演講口才出色,戰略頭腦冷靜,政治手法往往能妙手回春,為眾人崇拜。儘管就任美國總統時間不長,但其貢獻足以影響歷史。萬寶龍以此約翰•甘迺迪特別版向這位最具影響力且最受人歡迎的美國總統致敬。

約翰•甘迺迪——美國政治家、夢想家、時代先驅、風格象徵

在政治舞台上,甘迺迪是時代的先驅,政治改革的指標,並為國民帶來正面希望。甘迺迪智慧過人,魅力四射,使他很快便成為鞏固美國社會和政治生活的政治強人。

寫就歷史的三個字母

在白宮漫長的日子裡,正值美國種族衝突之時,核戰烏雲籠罩在美國人的心頭,甘迺迪成功地讓美國人重拾信心。但可惜的是,他的總統生涯很快就結束了。1963年11月22日,甘迺迪在乘坐敞蓬汽車經過德克薩斯州達拉斯時遭暗殺。JFK這三個寫就歷史的字母令世人銘記在心。

Amherst

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When power corrupts, poetry cleanses. For art establishes the basic human truth, which must serve as the touchstone of our judgment.

Remarks at Amherst College upon receiving an Honorary Degree, October 26, 1963, Public Papers of the President: John F. Kennedy, 1963

Amherst

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...The highest duty of the writer, the composer, the artist is to remain true to himself and to let the chips fall where they may.

Remarks at Amherst College upon receiving an Honorary Degree, October 26, 1963, Public Papers of the President: John F. Kennedy, 1963

Amherst

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A nation reveals itself not only by the men it produces but also by the men it honors, the men it remembers.

Remarks at Amherst College upon receiving an Honorary Degree, October 26, 1963, Public Papers of the President: John F. Kennedy, 1963

Amherst

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If art is to nourish the roots of our culture, society must set the artist free to follow his vision wherever it takes him.

Remarks at Amherst College upon receiving an Honorary Degree, October 26, 1963, Public Papers of the President: John F. Kennedy, 1963

Amherst

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When power leads man towards arrogance, poetry reminds him of his limitations.

Remarks at Amherst College upon receiving an Honorary Degree, October 26, 1963, Public Papers of the President: John F. Kennedy, 1963

Berlin

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Freedom is indivisible, and when one man is enslaved, all are not free.

Speech at the Rathaus Schöneberg in West Berlin, Germany, June 26, 1963

Berlin

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All free men, wherever they may live, are citizens of Berlin. And therefore as a free man, I take pride in the words: »Ich bin ein Berliner«

Speech at the Rathaus Schöneberg in West Berlin, Germany, June 26, 1963

Frankfurt

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Partnership is not a posture but a process – a continuous process that grows stronger each year as we devote ourselves to common tasks.

Address in the Assembly Hall at the Paulskirche, Frankfurt, West Germany, June 25, 1963

Frankfurt

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Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or the present are certain to miss the future.

Address in the Assembly Hall at the Paulskirche, Frankfurt, West Germany, June 25, 1963

Greenville, North Carolina

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A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on. Ideas have endurance without death.

Remarks recorded for the opening of a USIA transmitter at Greenville, North Carolina, February 8, 1963

Houston, Texas

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The greater our knowledge increases, the more our ignorance unfolds.

Address at Rice University on the nation’s space effort, Houston, TX, September 12, 1962

Nashville

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...Liberty without learning is always in peril, and learning without liberty is always in vain.

Nashville at the 90th Anniversary Convocation of Vanderbilt University, May 18, 1963

New York

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Mankind must put an end to war or war will put an end to mankind.

Address before the General Assembly of the United Nations, September 25, 1961

New York

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We must use time as a tool, not as a couch.

Address in New York City to the National Association of Manufacturers (496), December 5, 1961, Public Papers of the Presidents: John F. Kennedy, 1961

New York

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Children are the world’s most valuable resource and its best hope for the future.

United States Committee for UNICEF, July 25, 1963, Box 11, President‘s Outgoing Executive Correspondence Series, White House Central Chronological File, Presidential Papers, Papers of John F. Kennedy.

New York

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...Peace does not rest in charters and covenants alone. It lies in the hearts and minds of all people.

Speech before the 18th General Assembly of the United Nations, September 20, 1963

New York

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My fellow inhabitants of this planet: Let us take our stand here in this Assembly of Nations. And let us see if we, in our own time, can move the world to a just and lasting peace.

Speech before the 18th General Assembly of the United Nations, September 20, 1963

Pueblo, Colorado

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A rising tide lifts all the boats.

Remarks in Pueblo, Colorado following approval of the Fryingpan-Arkansas Project (336), August 17, 1962, Public Papers of the President: John F. Kennedy, 1962

Washington, D.C.

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The great revolution in the history of man, past, present and future, is the revolution of those determined to be free.

Message to Chairman Khrushchev concerning the meaning of events in Cuba, April 18, 1961

Washington, D.C.

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If a free society cannot help the many who are poor, it cannot save the few who are rich.

Inaugural Address in Washington, January 20, 1961

Washington, D.C.

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I am certain that after the dust of centuries has passed over our cities, we, too, will be remembered not for victories or defeats in battle or in politics, but for our contribution to the human spirit.

Remarks at a closed-circuit television broadcast on behalf of the National Cultural Center (527), November 29, 1962, Public Papers of the President: John F. Kennedy, 1962

Washington, D.C.

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...for a nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people.

Remarks on the 20th anniversary of the Voice of America, February 26, 1962

Washington, D.C.

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As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words but to live by them.

Proclamation 3560 - Thanksgiving Day, November 5, 1963

Washington, D.C.

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This country cannot afford to be materially rich and spiritually poor.

Message to the Congress on the State of the Union (12), January 14, 1963, Public Papers of the President: John F. Kennedy, 1963

Washington, D.C.

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We shall be judged more by what we do at home than by what we preach abroad.

Annual Message to the Congress on the State of the Union, January 14, 1963

Washington, D.C.

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...Our most basic common link is that we inhabit this small planet. We all breathe the same air. We all cherish our children’s future. And we are all mortal.

Commencement Address, American University, June 10, 1963

約翰•甘迺迪特別版

甘迺迪無疑是現代史上最受人尊敬的人物之一,為了紀念這位歷史偉人,甘迺迪特別版在細節設計上也花了不少心思,具有深厚的象徵意義。藍色樹脂代表了甘迺迪的海軍生涯。「JFK」三個字母作為他姓名的縮寫,並鐫刻在鍍鉑金筆夾上。筆蓋上三個鍍鉑金環代表甘迺迪的三位兄弟。

願景成真

甘迺迪傾注心血的阿波羅太空計劃凝聚了國家的希望與夢想,585金筆尖上手工鐫刻1969年登陸月球的登月艙正是對此成就致敬。無論是鋼筆、鋼珠筆還是簽字筆,特別版均冠以由珍貴樹脂雕琢而成的萬寶龍六角白星徽標。

偉人約翰·甘迺迪墨水

名為「海軍藍」的約翰·甘迺迪特別版墨水的設計靈感源自甘迺迪對帆船運動的熱愛。這款與別不同的墨水僅限量發售。

袖扣

這款橢圓形經典袖扣展現著出眾而充滿魅力的個人風格。袖扣以最高工藝標準精製而成,藍色色調上以細工鑲嵌帶有橫紋效果的樹脂,體現了精緻的個人品味,突出了典型的「名校預科生」(Preppy Style )風格。

約翰•甘迺迪限量版1917

約翰•甘迺迪最愛的消遣活動就是揚帆出海。約翰•甘迺迪限量版1917從航海運動中汲取靈感,備有鋼筆、鋼珠筆和簽字筆可供選擇。漆面下刻有纜繩圖案,750黃金筆尖上刻有「Victura」遊艇上救生圈圖案。

非凡個性

甘迺迪為國家所作的貢獻隱含於筆桿尾端的海軍星徽和代表美國國旗的紅、白、藍三色搭配中。甘迺迪1960年競選總統時的口號「A time for greatness」也鐫刻在帽環上。限量發售1917支則是對約翰·甘迺迪出生年份的紀念。此限量版將自2015年1月起發售。

1917版袖扣

為紀念充滿魅力、風格獨具的偉人約翰•甘迺迪而製。半透明的藍色漆光工藝令這款袖扣完美突顯佩戴者獨一無二的個性。