Robert Francis Kennedy Quotes

Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.

~ Robert Francis Kennedy

Some men see things as they are and say why I dream things that never were and say Why not

~ Robert Francis Kennedy

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 Francis Kennedy

The American temptation is to believe that foreign policy is a subdivision of psychiatry.

~ Robert Francis Kennedy

Some men see things as they are and ask, 'why' I dream things that never were and ask, 'why not'NB This quote is a paraphrase from a similar quote by G. B. Shaw.

~ Robert Francis Kennedy

You can't make war in the Middle East without Egypt and you can't make peace without Syria.

~ Robert Francis Kennedy

If I should ever be captured, I want no negotiation-and if I should request a negotiation from captivity they should consider that a sign of duress.

~ Robert Francis Kennedy

High office teaches decision making, not substance. It consumes intellectual capital it does not create it. Most high officials leave office with the perceptions and insights with which they entered they learn how to make decisions but not what decisions to make.

~ Robert Francis 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 Francis 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 Francis Kennedy

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