Saturday, April 08, 2006

quote of the day

The problem of power is how to achieve its responsible use rather than its irresponsible and indulgent use - of how to get men of power to live for the public rather than off the public.
-- Robert F. Kennedy, 'I Remember, I Believe,' The Pursuit of Justice, 1964


Lorna said...

There was a man who knew how to make quotable statements....and I always thought he'd be one of the ones that would indeed use power responsibly.

Envoy-ette said...

I could never be in power. I KNOW I would abuse it.