78 Total Quotes

Hubert Humphrey Quotes

Hubert Humphrey
The greatest healing therapy is friendship and love.
Hubert Humphrey
#American Politician #Quote of the Day #Friends Or Friendship

Hubert Humphrey
The Senate is a place filled with goodwill and good intentions, and if the road to hell is paved with them, then it's a pretty good detour.
Hubert Humphrey
#American Politician

Hubert Humphrey
The President is the people's lobbyist.
Hubert Humphrey
#American Politician

Hubert Humphrey
Fortunately, the time has long passed when people liked to regard the United States as some kind of melting pot, taking men and women from every part of the world and converting them into standardized, homogenized Americans. We are, I think, much more mature and wise today. Just as we welcome a world of diversity, so we glory in an America of diversity -- an America all the richer for the many different and distinctive strands of which it is woven.
Hubert Humphrey
#People #Multiculturalism

Hubert Humphrey
Freedom is hammered out on the anvil of discussion, dissent, and debate.
Hubert Humphrey
#American Politician #Debate

Hubert Humphrey
Compassion is not weakness, and concern for the unfortunate is not socialism.
Hubert Humphrey
#American Politician #Compassion

Hubert Humphrey
There are not enough jails, not enough police, not enough courts to enforce a law not supported by the people.
Hubert Humphrey
#American Politician #Law

Hubert Humphrey
Liberalism, above all, means emancipation -- emancipation from one's fears, his inadequacies, from prejudice, from discrimination... from poverty.
Hubert Humphrey
#Discrimination

Hubert Humphrey
If there is dissatisfaction with the status quo, good. If there is ferment, so much the better. If there is restlessness, I am pleased. Then let there be ideas, and hard thought, and hard work. If man feels small, let man make himself bigger.
Hubert Humphrey
#American Politician #Dissatisfaction

Hubert Humphrey
This, then, is the test we must set for ourselves; not to march alone but to march in such a way that others will wish to join us.
Hubert Humphrey
#American Politician

Hubert Humphrey
The impersonal hand of government can never replace the helping hand of a neighbor.
Hubert Humphrey
#American Politician #Government

Hubert Humphrey
We are in danger of making our cities places where business goes on but where life, in its real sense, is lost.
Hubert Humphrey
#American Politician #Business

Hubert Humphrey
History teaches us that the great revolutions aren't started by people who are utterly down and out, without hope and vision. They take place when people begin to live a little better - and when they see how much yet remains to be achieved.
Hubert Humphrey
#History

Hubert Humphrey
For the first time in the history of mankind, one generation literally has the power to destroy the past, the present and the future, the power to bring time to an end.
Hubert Humphrey
#American Politician #History

Hubert Humphrey
The essence of statesmanship is not a rigid adherence to the past, but a prudent and probing concern for the future.
Hubert Humphrey
#American Politician

Hubert Humphrey
Each child is an adventure into a better life - an opportunity to change the old pattern and make it new.
Hubert Humphrey
#American Politician #Adventure

Hubert Humphrey
There are incalculable resources in the human spirit, once it has been set free.
Hubert Humphrey
#American Politician #Spirit

Hubert Humphrey
The right to be heard does not automatically include the right to be taken seriously.
Hubert Humphrey
#American Politician