Robert Kennedy Quotes (149 quotes)
“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.”
Rights for Americans: the speeches of Robert F. Kennedy (1964 edition)
“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.”
RFK: collected speeches (1993 edition), Viking Pr
Bobby Kennedy off-guard (1968 edition)
“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.”
America the beautiful (1969 edition)
“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.”
Make Gentle the Life of This World: The Vision of Robert F. Kennedy (1998 edition), Harcourt
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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.