"Americans have been given goals to achieve in Iraq, but not the standards by which to measure progress. And the only assurance Americans have been given that we can reach those goals is to trust the President and his Administration at their word."
"Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none."Patrick J. Kennedy on William Shakespeare
"For every good reason there is to lie, there is a better reason to tell the truth."Patrick J. Kennedy on Bo Bennett
"The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool."Patrick J. Kennedy on Stephen King
"Learning to trust is one of life's most difficult tasks."Patrick J. Kennedy on Isaac Watts
"Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement."Patrick J. Kennedy on Golda Meir
"For students today, only 10 percent of children from working-class families graduate from college by the age of 24 as compared to 58 percent of upper-middle-class and wealthy families."
"In the last 5 years, American employers have lost over $150 billion of productivity to depression alone. That is more than the GDP of 28 different States during the same period."
"On the other hand, the American public possesses a great resilience and strength, and good risk communication strategies can tap into and even amplify those assets."
"If we do not provide education for every single American, we are consigning those without an education to second-class status."
"Terrorism is a psychological warfare. Terrorists try to manipulate us and change our behavior by creating fear, uncertainty, and division in society."