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Robert F. Kennedy
Robert F. Kennedy

One time U.S. Attorney General and brother of President John F. Kennedy, Robert Kennedy rose to prominence as an assistant counsel for the Senate committee investigating labor racketeering. He resigned to manage his brother's campaign, then served as John's close confident throughout his brief term in office. After Kennedy was assassinated, Robert ran for U.S. Senator of New York. He was e…

Date of Birth: November 20, 1925
Date of Death: June 06, 1968


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Robert F. Kennedy

"It is from 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." Robert F. Kennedy
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"Moral courage is a more rare commodity than bravery in battle or great intelligence." Robert F. Kennedy
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"All attempts at mutual education are important to help us grow. It widens our vision." Robert F. Kennedy
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"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 F. Kennedy
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"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 F. Kennedy
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"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 F. Kennedy
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"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 F. Kennedy
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"There is no substitute for athletics." Robert F. Kennedy
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"The way it works is that if I bring another partner to the table, I maintain control of the account. If he brings me to the table, he maintains control. But that's a matter of trust, and you can't make that deal with everyone." Robert F. Kennedy
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"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 F. Kennedy
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"It will help erase the idea that politics is a second-rate profession and a dirty business." Robert F. Kennedy
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"I'm tired of chasing people." Robert F. Kennedy
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"I'm going to be helping them out, like boarding the place up as soon as it is cleared." Robert F. Kennedy
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"In Maine, we can't afford that kind of duplication. We have a role to help other institutions in the system. The flagship has to be the leader." Robert F. Kennedy
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"We are still evaluating what this decision means and what the dollar effect is on the state. But it's safe to say we're talking millions." Robert F. Kennedy
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"Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly." Robert F. Kennedy
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"One-fifth of the people are against everything all the time." Robert F. Kennedy
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"Whenever men take the law into their own hands, the loser is the law. And when the law loses, freedom languishes." Robert F. Kennedy
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"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 F. Kennedy
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"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 F. Kennedy
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"Progress is a nice word. But change is its motivator. And change has its enemies." Robert F. Kennedy
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