“Bobby” quotes

Movie Bobby
Title Bobby
Year 2006
Director Emilio Estevez
Genre Drama, History, Biography
Plot – The stories take place on June 4, 1968 and mix reality, fiction and fate. The movie begins few hours before the murder of Senator Robert Kennedy. That night has been the most explosive and tragic one in American history.
All actors – Harry Belafonte, Joy Bryant, Nick Cannon, Emilio Estevez, Laurence Fishburne, Brian Geraghty, Heather Graham, Anthony Hopkins, Helen Hunt, Joshua Jackson, David Krumholtz, Ashton Kutcher
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  • “When you teach a man to hate and fear his brother, when you teach that he is a lesser man because of his color or his beliefs or the policies he pursues, when you teach that those who differ from you threaten your freedom or your job or your family, then you also learn to confront others not as fellow citizens but as enemies, to be met not with...” (continue)(continue reading)
    Dave Fraunces - Robert F. Kennedy
  • “Violence breeds violence, repression brings retaliation.”
    Dave Fraunces - Robert F. Kennedy
  • “We must recognize that this short life can neither be ennobled or enriched by hatred or revenge. Our lives on this planet are too short and the work to be done too great to let this spirit flourish any longer in our land.”
    Dave Fraunces - Robert F. Kennedy
    [Tag:life, mankind]
  • “When you make a move out of stress or anger, it always ends in catastrophe.”
    Philip Anthony Hopkins - John
    [Tag:anger, results, stress]
  • “Your, clothes, your hair. They might say 1968, but your attitude is pure 1920.”
    Sharon Stone - Miriam Ebbers
    [Tag:apparel, attitude]
  • “What has violence ever accomplished? What has it ever created? No wrongs have ever been righted by riots and civil disorders. A sniper is only a coward, not a hero; and an uncontrolled, uncontrollable mob is only the voice of madness, not the voice of reason.”
    Dave Fraunces - Robert F. Kennedy
    [Tag:results, violence]
  • “White folks just don't like to be pushed into a corner. They'll come around. You just got to make it look like it was their idea, like they're the ones that thought of it. They need to feel like they're the great emancipators. Like it was theirs to give in the first place. If that's all it takes, let them have it.”
    Laurence Fishburne - Edward
  • “You're more than the shoes on your feet or the designer dress on your back. You're more than the purse you carry or the money inside. You and I are more than the stuff, more than the things in our lives. Somewhere between our things and our stuff is us. I don't wanna lose us.”

    Martin Sheen - Jack
  • “- Jimmy: Can you explain to us why for what other reason than the fact it feels good, do we want to get stoned?
    - Fisher: Because it's our way of getting closer to God.
    - Jimmy: That is what you're looking for; except for you didn't know it, until this minute.”

    Brian Geraghty - Jimmy
    Ashton Kutcher - Fisher
    [Tag:drugs, god]
  • “We seemingly tolerate a rising level of violence that ignores our common humanity and our claims to civilization alike. We calmly acceptnewspaper reports of civilian slaughter in far-off lands. We glorify killing on movie and television screens and call it entertainment. We make it easy for men of all shades of sanity to acquire whatever...” (continue)(continue reading)
    Dave Fraunces - Robert F. Kennedy
  • “We must admit in ourselves that our own children's future cannot be built on the misfortunes of others.”
    Dave Fraunces - Robert F. Kennedy
  • “Whenever any American's life is taken by another American unnecessarily, whether it is done in the name of the law or in the defiance of the law, by one man or a gang, in cold blood or in passion, in an attack of violence or in response to violence, the whole nation is degraded.”
    Dave Fraunces - Robert F. Kennedy7
  • “Those who live with us are our brothers, that they share with us the same short moment of life; they seek, as do we, nothing but the chance to live out their lives in purpose and in happiness, winning what satisfaction and fulfillment they can.”
    Dave Fraunces - Robert F. Kennedy
  • “The victims of the violence are black and white, rich and poor, young and old, famous and unknown. They are, most important of all, human beings whom other human beings loved and needed. No one, no matter where he lives or what he does, can be certain who will suffer from some senseless act of bloodshed.”
    Dave Fraunces - Robert F. Kennedy