Hubert Horatio Humphery

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Democracy affords debate, discussion and dissent. Democracies & Republics
Economy in government does not mean spending little ... It means spending what you have and spending it well. Management & Managing Government
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. History
I have seen in the Halls of Congress more idealism, more humaneness, more compassion, more profiles of courage than in any other institution that I have ever known. Politics, Politicians & Political Campaigning & Fund Raising
I learned more about economics from one South Dakota dust storm than I did in all my years in college. Economics, The Economy & Fiscal Affairs
It was a shock to visit a Job Corps camp and see adults who had been through some years of our public education system stare at a blackboard where a teacher was writing CAT or helping them write their own names. In another room men were learning to tell time. Education, Learning, Knowledge & Training
Rayburn was one of the most powerful men in national life. If he were not from Texas, he could have been President … He was a powerhouse! Compliments, Insults & Rebukes
Riot makes for ruin. Reason makes for solution. Civil Disorder, Riots, Protests & Demonstrations
The right to be heard does not automatically include the right to be taken seriously Freedom & Liberty
The right to be heard does not include the right to be taken seriously. Freedom & Liberty
The Senate is a place filled with goodwill and good intentions, and if the road to hell is paved with them, it's a pretty good detour. Politics, Politicians & Political Campaigning & Fund Raising
The time has come for the Democratic party of America to get out of the shadow of state's rights and walk forthrightly into the bright sunshine of human rights. Politics, Politicians & Political Campaigning & Fund Raising
To err is human. To blame somebody else is politics. Politics, Politicians & Political Campaigning & Fund Raising
Violence breeds counter-violence. Civil Disorder, Riots, Protests & Demonstrations
We must halt the arms race before it halts humanity. Arms Race & Disarmament
Winning the presidency, for me, is not worth the price of silence on the issue of human [civil] rights. Politics, Politicians & Political Campaigning & Fund Raising

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