Hubert Humphrey Quotes (73 quotes)
“The moral test of government is how it treats those who are in the dawn of life, the children; those who are in the twilight of life, the aged; and those in the shadows of life, the sick, the needy and the handicapped.”
Remarks at the dedication of the Hubert H. Humphrey Building, November 1, 1977, Congressional Record, November 4, 1977, vol 123, p. 37287.
As quoted in: "Proceedings: Annual Meeting" (1961), p. 138: "... was one remark utterred by Hubert Humphrey. He said that behind every successful man..." ; Sometimes misattributed to Voltaire.
“Each child is an adventure into a better life - an opportunity to change the old pattern and make it new.”
The quotable Hubert H. Humphrey (1967 edition)
“The right of citizens to bear arms is just one more guarantee against arbitrary government, one more safeguard against the tyranny which now appears remote in America, but which historically has proved to be always possible.”
Everything You Know Is Wrong: The Disinformation Guide to Secrets and Lies, p. 328.
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsHubert Humphrey
Born: May 27, 1911
Died: January 13, 1978 (aged 66)
Bio: Hubert Horatio Humphrey, Jr., served under President Lyndon B. Johnson as the 38th Vice President of the United States.
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