Let’s think about RFK in a more productive way.  From a speech in South Africa in 1966, here is the most inspiring quotation I’ve ever read/heard — one of my favorites.  Please enjoy and celebrate what RFK stood for instead of thinking about him the way we all have the past few hours.

Few will have the greatness to bend history itself, but each of us can work to change a small portion of events, and in the total of all those acts will be written the history of this generation. It is from numberless diverse acts of courage and belief that human history is shaped. 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, and crossing each other from a million different centers of energy and daring, those ripples build a current that can sweep down the mightiest walls of oppression and resistance.

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