Hubert Humphrey Quotes


15 Hubert Humphrey quotes:



"Each child is an adventure into a better life - an opportunity to change the old pattern and make it new."
Author: Humphrey Quotes Category: Adventure Quotes
"They can either meet those terms at a bargaining table, or they can put their fate in the hands of 12 Minnesotans,"
Author: Humphrey Quotes Category: Fate Quotes
"The heroes of the world community are not those who withdraw when difficulties ensue, not those who can envision neither the prospect of success nor the consequence of failure -- but those who stand the heat of battle, the fight for world peace through the United Nations."
Author: Humphrey Quotes Category: Community Quotes United Nations Quotes
"Freedom is hammered out on the anvil of discussion, dissent, and debate."
Author: Humphrey Quotes Category: Debate Quotes
"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."
Author: Humphrey Quotes Category: Democracy Quotes
"The greatest healing therapy is friendship and love."
"I think the worst thing this nation could do for humanity would be to leave any uncertainty as to our will, our purpose and our capacity to carry out our purpose."
Author: Humphrey Quotes Category: Humanity Quotes Respectability Quotes
"The great challenge which faces us is to assure that, in our society of big-ness, we do not strangle the voice of creativity, that the rules of the game do not come to overshadow its purpose, that the grand orchestration of society leaves ample room for the man who marches to the music of another drummer."
"Freedom is the most contagious virus known to man."
Author: Humphrey Quotes Category: Freedom Quotes
"Underneath the beautiful exterior there was an element of ruthlessness and toughness that I had trouble either accepting or forgetting."
Author: Humphrey Quotes Category: Trouble Quotes
"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."
Author: Humphrey Quotes Category: People Quotes Multiculturalism Quotes
"Leadership in today's world requires far more than a large stock of gunboats and a hard fist at the conference table."
"Unfortunately, our affluent society has also been an effluent society."
Author: Humphrey Quotes Category: Society Quotes
"There are not enough jails, not enough police, not enough courts to enforce a law not supported by the people."
Author: Humphrey Quotes Category: Law Quotes
"The pursuit of peace resembles the building of a great cathedral. It is the work of a generation. In concept it requires a master-architect; in execution, the labors of many."
Author: Humphrey Quotes Category: Peace Quotes



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