"I'm fed up to the ears with old men dreaming up wars for young men to die in."
"It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men."George McGovern on Frederick Douglass
"I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naive or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman."George McGovern on Anais Nin
"Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a man's last romance."George McGovern on Oscar Wilde
"Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?"George McGovern on Confucius
"Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men."George McGovern on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."