"I wish I had known more firsthand about the concerns and problems of American businesspeople while I was a U.S. senator and later a presidential nominee. That knowledge would have made me a better legislator and a more worthy aspirant to the White House."
"The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination."George McGovern on Albert Einstein
"Information is not knowledge."George McGovern on Albert Einstein
"A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots."George McGovern on Marcus Garvey
"Knowledge of what is does not open the door directly to what should be."George McGovern on Albert Einstein
"Ignorance is the curse of God knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven."George McGovern on William Shakespeare
"My dad was a Methodist minister."
"Politics is an act of faith you have to show some kind of confidence in the intellectual and moral capacity of the public."
"I've come to realize that protecting freedom of choice in our everyday lives is essential to maintaining a healthy civil society."
"Democrats believe that the federal government is not our enemy, it's our partner."
"I think the country's getting disgusted with Washington partly because of the decline of civility in government."