Quotes by Robert Kennedy Junior

Robert Kennedy JuniorRobert Kennedy Jr. quotes are from the heart. Best known for his political activism to conserve the environment, and even though he has never run for political office, RFK Junior has all the charm and charisma of his famous father.

One wonders how effective RFK Junior could be in politics, but alas, the curse of political assassinations visited upon the Kennedy family is nothing to take litely.


"I look at this White House and I ask myself, how did they get so many draft dodgers in one place?" ~ Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

"Eighty percent of Republicans are just Democrats who don't know what's going on." ~ Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

"I have nothing against corporations. I own a corporation. Corporations are good things. They drive our economy. They encourage people to assemble wealth and to create jobs, but they should not be running our government." ~ Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

"I've met Donald Rumsfeld at lunch and dinner a couple of times at my mom's house. He's a very charming guy. Affable, if you're not in Abu Ghraib." ~ Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

"I don't think there are any such things as Republican children or Democratic children. I think the worst thing that could happen to the environment is that it become the province of a single political party." ~ Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

“Like other Americans, I've reconciled myself to the idea that an animal's life has been sacrificed to bring me a meal of pork or chicken. However, industrial meat production -- which subjects animals to a life of torture -- has escalated the karmic costs beyond reconciliation.” ~ Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

"You cannot have a clean environment if you do not have a functioning democracy." ~ Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

"You show me a polluter, I'll show you a subsidy; I'll show you a fat cat who's using political clout to escape the discipline of the free market and force the public to pay his production costs. That's what all pollution is -- it is always a subsidy." ~ Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

"Vaccine protocols have been dramatically increased.  When I was a little boy, we only got 3 vaccines.  But five of my six children got 22 vaccines. ~ Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

"Corporations are externalizing machines. They're constantly figuring out ways to get somebody else to pay their costs of production. That's their nature." ~ Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

"In a true free market economy, you can't make yourself rich without making your neighbors rich and without enriching your community. But what polluters do, is they make themselves rich by making everyone else poor. They raise standards of living for themselves by lowering quality of life for everybody else, and they do that by escaping the discipline of the free market." ~ Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

"Government scientists are acknowledging that even tiny, infinitesimal amounts of mercury will cause profound neurological injury in children." ~ Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

"News media in this country is letting down American democracy, and democracy cannot survive long without a vigorous news media." ~ Robert F. Kennedy Jr.