John F. Kennedy Quote
There are those who regard this history of past strife and exile as better forgotten. But, to use the phrase of Yeats, let us not casually reduce "that great past to a trouble of fools." For we need not feel the bitterness of the past to discover its meaning for the present and the future.
Speech to a joint session of the Dail and the Seanad, Dublin, Ireland (28 June 1963)