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make gentle.

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Ethel and Bobby Kennedy play with their sons before bedtime at home

 

“let us dedicate ourselves to what the greeks wrote so many years ago:

to tame the savageness of man and make gentle the life of this world. “

 – robert kennedy

november 20, 1925 – june 6, 1968

(50 years ago)

 

 

image credit: time life pictures, paul schuyler

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opportunity.

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“all of us might wish at times

that we lived in a more tranquil world,

but we don’t.

and if our times are difficult and perplexing,

so are they challenging and filled with opportunity.”

—robert f. kennedy, who died on this day in 1968

credits: purpleclover