- Name: Robert F. Kennedy
- Born: 11/20/1925
- Died: 06/06/1968 (42 years old)
Robert Francis Kennedy (November 20, 1925 – June 6, 1968), sometimes referred to by the initials RFK and occasionally Bobby, was an American politician and lawyer who served as the 64th United States Attorney General from January 1961 to September 1964, and as a U.S. Senator from New York from January 1965 until his assassination in June 1968. He was, like his brothers John and Edward, a prominent member of the Democratic Party and has come to be viewed by some historians as an icon of modern American liberalism.
Birth Name: Robert Francis Kennedy
Alias: Robert Francis Kennedy
Birth Place: Brookline, Massachusetts, U.S.
Death Place: Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Robert F. Kennedy quotes :
There are people in every time and every land who want to stop history in its tracks. They fear the future, mistrust the present, and invoke the security of a comfortable past which, in fact, never existed.Robert F. Kennedy
Lack of education, old age, bad health or discrimination - these are causes of poverty, and the way to attack it is to go to the root.Robert Kennedy
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.Robert Kennedy
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 Kennedy
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?Robert Kennedy
Whenever men take the law into their own hands, the loser is the law. And when the law loses, freedom languishes.Robert Kennedy
Ultimately, America's answer to the intolerant man is diversity, the very diversity which our heritage of religious freedom has inspired.Robert Kennedy
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 Kennedy
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?Robert Kennedy