Robert Francis Kennedy Quotes

The free way of life proposes ends, but it does not prescribe means.
Robert F. Kennedy (1925-1968), U.S. attorney general, Democratic politician. "Berlin East and West," pt. 5, The Pursuit of Justice (1964).
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 (1925-1968), U.S. Democratic politician, Attorney General. "Extremism, Left and Right," pt. 3, The Pursuit of Justice (1964).
Ultimately, America's answer to the intolerant man is diversity, the very diversity which our heritage of religious freedom has inspired.
Robert F. Kennedy (1925-1968), U.S. attorney general, Democratic politician. "Extremism, Left and Right," pt. 3, The Pursuit of Justice (1964).
One-fifth of the people are against everything all the time.
Robert F. Kennedy (1925-1968), U.S. attorney general, Democratic politician. Speech, May, 6 1964, University of Pennsylvania. Quoted in Philadelphia Inquirer (May 7, 1964).