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Friday, 23 May 2014

Robert Kennedy Quotes and Sayings

Robert Kennedy Quotes



There are those who look at things the way they are, and ask why... I dream of things that never were, and ask why not?
Robert Kennedy

Progress is a nice word. But change is its motivator. And change has its enemies.
Robert Kennedy

Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
Robert Kennedy

Few will have the greatness to bend history itself; but each of us can work to change a small portion of events, and in the total; of all those acts will be written the history of this generation.
Robert Kennedy

But suppose God is black? What if we go to Heaven and we, all our lives, have treated the Negro as an inferior, and God is there, and we look up and He is not white? What then is our response?
Robert Kennedy

Every society gets the kind of criminal it deserves. What is equally true is that every community gets the kind of law enforcement it insists on.
Robert Kennedy

Tragedy is a tool for the living to gain wisdom, not a guide by which to live.
Robert Kennedy

What is objectionable, what is dangerous about extremists, is not that they are extreme, but that they are intolerant. The evil is not what they say about their cause, but what they say about their opponents.
Robert Kennedy

Ultimately, America's answer to the intolerant man is diversity, the very diversity which our heritage of religious freedom has inspired.
Robert Kennedy

It is not enough to understand, or to see clearly. The future will be shaped in the arena of human activity, by those willing to commit their minds and their bodies to the task.
Robert Kennedy

If any man claims the Negro should be content... let him say he would willingly change the color of his skin and go to live in the Negro section of a large city. Then and only then has he a right to such a claim.
Robert Kennedy

Let us dedicate ourselves to what the Greeks wrote so many years ago: to tame the savageness of man and make gentle the life of this world.
Robert Kennedy

People say I am ruthless. I am not ruthless. And if I find the man who is calling me ruthless, I shall destroy him.
Robert Kennedy

All of us might wish at times that we lived in a more tranquil world, but we don't. And if our times are difficult and perplexing, so are they challenging and filled with opportunity.
Robert Kennedy

Whenever men take the law into their own hands, the loser is the law. And when the law loses, freedom languishes.
Robert Kennedy

One-fifth of the people are against everything all the time.
Robert Kennedy

I believe that, as long as there is plenty, poverty is evil.
Robert Kennedy

I thought they'd get one of us, but Jack, after all he's been through, never worried about it I thought it would be me.
Robert Kennedy

Now I can go back to being ruthless again.
Robert Kennedy

The free way of life proposes ends, but it does not prescribe means.
Robert Kennedy

I was the seventh of nine children. When you come from that far down you have to struggle to survive.
Robert Kennedy