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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...  Those ripples build a current that can sweep down the mightiest walls of oppression and resistance.
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Kennedy believed and promoted racial and economic justice, non-aggression in foreign policy, decentralization of power, and social improvement. He engaged young Americans, whom he identified as being the future of an American society based on partnership and equality. RFK speeches reflected this as he called to humanity to seek a better world.

Some believe there is nothing one man or one woman can do against the enormous array of the world's ills -- against misery, against ignorance, or injustice and violence. Yet many of the world's great movements, of thought and action, have flowed from the work of a single man. A young monk began the Protestant reformation, a young general extended an empire from Macedonia to the borders of the earth, and a young woman reclaimed the territory of France. It was a young Italian explorer who discovered the New World, and 32 year old Thomas Jefferson who proclaimed that all men are created equal. ‘Give me a place to stand,’ said Archimedes, ‘and I will move the world.’ These men moved the world, and so can we all.

Robert Kennedy