Published on June 12th, 2011 | by Yellow Magpie1
Robert Kennedy Quotes: Words Of Wisdom
Robert Kennedy Quotes
Here is the pick of Robert Kennedy quotes.
‘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?’
‘Progress is a nice word. But change is its motivator. And change has its enemies.’
‘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.’
‘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?’
‘Whenever men take the law into their own hands, the loser is the law. And when the law loses, freedom languishes.’
‘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.’
‘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.’
‘People say I am ruthless. I am not ruthless. And if I find the man who is calling me ruthless, I shall destroy him.’
‘Tragedy is a tool for the living to gain wisdom, not a guide by which to live.’
‘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.’
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