"My dad was a Methodist minister."
"It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father."George McGovern on Pope John XXIII
"When one has not had a good father, one must create one."George McGovern on Friedrich Nietzsche
"My father? I never knew him. Never even seen a picture of him."George McGovern on Eminem
"I am not ashamed to say that no man I ever met was my father's equal, and I never loved any other man as much."George McGovern on Hedy Lamarr
"Whoever does not have a good father should procure one."George McGovern on Friedrich Nietzsche
"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."
"I hope someday we will be able to proclaim that we have banished hunger in the United States, and that we've been able to bring nutrition and health to the whole world."