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Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations. 1989.

AUTHOR: John Fitzgerald Kennedy (1917–63)
QUOTATION: To further the appreciation of culture among all the people, to increase respect for the creative individual, to widen participation by all the processes and fulfillments of art—this is one of the fascinating challenges of these days.
ATTRIBUTION: President JOHN F. KENNEDY, “The Arts in America,” Look, December 18, 1962, p. 110. Also Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States: John F. Kennedy, 1962, p. 907.

Inscription on the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, D.C.