Hubert Humphrey Quote
“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.
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.