Robert Kennedy Quotes (45 quotes)
“Every dictatorship has ultimately strangled in the web of repression it wove for its people, making mistakes that could not be corrected because criticism was prohibited.”
Value of Dissent speech Nashville, Tennessee (21 March 1968)
“Are we like the God of the Old Testament, that we in Washington can decide which cities, towns, and hamlets in Vietnam will be destroyed? Do we have to accept that? I don't think we do. I think we can do something about it.”
About the Vietnam War, in his last speech at the Senate on the subject
The Pursuit of Justice (Harper & Row, 1964), p. 83
Referring to the Daniel Patrick Moynihan
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsRobert Kennedy
Born: November 20, 1925
Died: June 6, 1968 (aged 42)
Bio: Robert Francis Bobby Kennedy, also referred to by his initials RFK, was an American politician, a Democratic senator from New York, and a noted civil rights activist. An icon of modern American liberalism and member of the Kennedy family, he was a younger brother of President John F. Kennedy and acted as one of his advisors during his presidency. From 1961 to 1964, he was the U.S.