Edward Kennedy Quotes

26 Edward Kennedy quotes:

"No action -- criminal, administrative, or otherwise -- has been taken against the high civilian officials responsible for the authorization of torture and mistreatment by U.S. officials."
Author: Kennedy Quotes Category: Action Quotes
"Dad, I'm in some trouble. There's been an accident and you're going to hear all sorts of things about me from now on. Terrible things."
"America will not be America until we free ourselves of discrimination and bigotry,"
Author: Kennedy Quotes Category: America Quotes
"Robert Bork's America is a land in which women would be forced into back-alley abortions, blacks would sit at segregated lunch counters, (and) rogue police could break down citizens' doors in midnight raids,"
Author: Kennedy Quotes Category: America Quotes
"The work goes on, the cause endures, the hope still lives and the dreams shall never die."
Author: Kennedy Quotes Category: Dreams Quotes
"The president's economic report is an insult to every hard-working American. It's unpatriotic economics, and he should apologize for it."
"must also determine whether (Roberts) has demonstrated a commitment to the constitutional principles that have been so vital in advancing fairness, decency and equal opportunity in our society."
Author: Kennedy Quotes Category: Commitment Quotes
"a victory for common sense."
"We have to ask ourselves, are we going to be better off before the conflict or after the conflict -- let alone, how are we going to ever get out of Iraq? And if we go it alone, who's going to be there, stay there and pay the bill? ... Face the Nation."
Author: Kennedy Quotes Category: Conflict Quotes
"We are determined to have these issues debated in Congress this fall,"
Author: Kennedy Quotes Category: Congress Quotes
"If Congress passes this resolution it will have destroyed in 10 hours what it took the Occupational Safety and Health Administration 10 painstaking years to create."
Author: Kennedy Quotes Category: Congress Quotes
"It's a response to the president's very legitimate concerns, and it ought to be the basis of a sound compromise,"
"The Constitution does not just protect those whose views we share; it also protects those with whose views we disagree."
"This debate is certainly not over."
"In these continuing circumstances, she should not be promoted to secretary of state."
"Iraq has become a quagmire. It may well go down as the worst blunder in the entire history of American foreign policy."
Author: Kennedy Quotes Category: History Quotes
"I think most American workers want to make sure that when they have actually purchased health insurance, they're going to get the insurance they have purchased,"
Author: Kennedy Quotes Category: Health Quotes
"[The confident, Harvard-trained lawyer who became wealthy arguing cases before the Supreme Court also declined to express regret for certain memos he wrote as a young, wise-cracking counsel to the Reagan administration. At one point, Kennedy told Roberts that his writings on voting rights lacked an appreciation for problems related to racial discrimination.] I'm deeply troubled by a narrow and cramped and perhaps even a mean-spirited view of the law that appears in some of your writings, ... you have not accurately represented my position."
Author: Kennedy Quotes Category: Regret Quotes
"If President Bush can make his own rules for domestic surveillance, Big Brother has run amok. We need a thorough investigation of these activities. Congress and the American people deserve answers, and they deserve answers now."
Author: Kennedy Quotes Category: Rules Quotes
"If President Bush can make his own rules for domestic surveillance, Big Brother has run amok."
Author: Kennedy Quotes Category: Rules Quotes

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