"For David Parker and Daniel Parker, with the respect and admiration of their father, who grew up with them."
"An individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law."Robert B. Parker on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized."Robert B. Parker on Albert Einstein
"Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized."Robert B. Parker on Albert Einstein
"Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery."Robert B. Parker on Malcolm X
"If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem."Robert B. Parker on Abraham Lincoln
"It's tempting to say the Ph.D. didn't have an effect, but it's not so. I think whatever resonance I may be able to achieve is in part simply from the amount of reading and learning that I acquired along the way."