"Just because we cannot see clearly the end of the road, that is no reason for not setting out on the essential journey. On the contrary, great change dominates the world, and unless we move with change we will become its victims."

Robert Kennedy
"He tells so many lies that he convinces himself after a while that he's telling the truth. He just doesn't recognize truth or falsehood."

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
"Virginia States' rights, as our forefathers conceived it, was a protection of the right of the individual citizen. Those who preach most frequently about states' rights today are not those seeking the protection of the individual citizen, but his exploitation."

Robert Kennedy
"For there is another kind of violence, slower but just as deadly, destructive as the shot or the bomb in the night. This is the violence of institutions; indifference and inaction and slow decay"...
"This is the violence that afflicts the poor, that poisons relations between men because their skin has different colors. This is a slow destruction of a child by hunger, and schools without books and homes without heat in the winter."

Robert Kennedy
"The sharpest criticism often goes hand in hand with the deepest idealism and love of country."

Robert Kennedy
"Nations around the world look to us for the leadership not merely by strength of arms but by strength of our convictions."

Robert Kennedy
"The intolerant man will not rely on persuasion, or on the worth of the idea. He would deny to others the very freedom of opinion or of dissent which he so stridently demands for himself. He cannot trust democracy."

Robert Kennedy

💭 There's no "meeting in the middle"
"Ultimately, America's answer to the intolerant man is diversity, the very diversity which our heritage of religious freedom has inspired."

Robert Kennedy

💭Separation of church and state is of paramount importance
"It is from the numberless diverse acts of courage and belief that human history is shaped. Each time a man stands up for an ideal or acts to improve the lot of others or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope,..."
"...and crossing each other from a million different centers of energy and daring, those ripples build a current that can sweep down the mightiest walls of oppression and resistance."
"Send forth a tiny ripple of hope."

Robert Kennedy

💭Meme quote from Walt Whitman
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