Facts about Hubert H. Humphrey

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Hubert H. Humphrey was a famous Politician from USA, who lived between May 27, 1911 and January 13, 1978.

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He/she is born under the zodiac gemini, who is known for Communication, Indecision, Inquisitive, Intelligent, Changeable. Our collection contains 40 quotes who is written / told by Hubert.

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Famous quotes by Hubert H. Humphrey (40)


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"We are in danger of making our cities places where business goes on but where life, in its real sense, is lost"
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"To be realistic today is to be visionary. To be realistic is to be starry-eyed"
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"The President has only 190 million bosses. The Vice President has 190 million and one"
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"It was once said that the moral test of government is how that government treats those who are in the dawn of life, the children; those who are in the twilight of life, the elderly; and those who are in the shadows of life, the sick, the needy and the handicapped"
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"It is not enough to merely defend democracy. To defend it may be to lose it; to extend it is to strengthen it. Democracy is not property; it is an idea"
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"Asia is rich in people, rich in culture and rich in resources. It is also rich in trouble"
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"A politician never forgets the precarious nature of elective life. We have never established a practice of tenure in public office"
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"Today we know that World War II began not in 1939 or 1941 but in the 1920's and 1930's when those who should have known better persuaded themselves that they were not their brother's keeper"
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"To err is human. To blame someone else is politics"
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"Never answer a question from a farmer"
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"Liberalism, above all, means emancipation - emancipation from one's fears, his inadequacies, from prejudice, from discrimination, from poverty"
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"I learnt more about politics during one South Dakota dust storm than in seven years at the university"
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"Freedom is the most contagious virus known to man"
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"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"
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"Unfortunately, our affluent society has also been an effluent society"
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"The greatest gift of life is friendship, and I have received it"
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"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"
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"There are not enough jails, not enough police, not enough courts to enforce a law not supported by the people"
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"I learned more about the economy from one South Dakota dust storm that I did in all my years of college"
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"Behind every successful man is a proud wife and a surprised mother-in-law"
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"The right to be heard does not automatically include the right to be taken seriously"
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"Never give up on anybody"
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"Leadership in today's world requires far more than a large stock of gunboats and a hard fist at the conference table"
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"Each child is an adventure into a better life - an opportunity to change the old pattern and make it new"
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"Anyone who thinks that the vice-president can take a position independent of the president of his administration simply has no knowledge of politics or government. You are his choice in a political marriage, and he expects your absolute loyalty"
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"The greatest healing therapy is friendship and love"
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"The essence of statesmanship is not a rigid adherence to the past, but a prudent and probing concern for the future"
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"The difference between hearsay and prophecy is often one of sequence. Hearsay often turns out to have been prophecy"
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"Propaganda, to be effective, must be believed. To be believed, it must be credible. To be credible, it must be true"
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"It is not what they take away from you that counts. It's what you do with what you have left"
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"I have seen in the Halls of Congress more idealism, more humanness, more compassion, more profiles of courage than in any other institution that I have ever known"
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"Compassion is not weakness, and concern for the unfortunate is not socialism"
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"American public opinion is like an ocean, it cannot be stirred by a teaspoon"
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"There are those who say to you - we are rushing this issue of civil rights. I say we are 172 years late"
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"National isolation breeds national neurosis"
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"In real life, unlike in Shakespeare, the sweetness of the rose depends upon the name it bears. Things are not only what they are. They are, in very important respects, what they seem to be"
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"We believe that to err is human. To blame it on someone else is politics"
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"Never give in and never give up"
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"Freedom is hammered out on the anvil of discussion, dissent, and debate"
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"Foreign policy is really domestic policy with its hat on"


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