"Politics is an act of faith you have to show some kind of confidence in the intellectual and moral capacity of the public."
"Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies."George McGovern on Mother Teresa
"Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase."George McGovern on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step."George McGovern on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"All who call on God in true faith, earnestly from the heart, will certainly be heard, and will receive what they have asked and desired."George McGovern on Martin Luther
"Before the throne of the Almighty, man will be judged not by his acts but by his intentions. For God alone reads our hearts."George McGovern on Mahatma Gandhi
"My dad was a Methodist minister."
"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."