"The truth is that I oppose the Iraq war, just as I opposed the Vietnam War, because these two conflicts have weakened the U.S. and diminished our standing in the world and our national security."
"Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth."George McGovern on Marcus Aurelius
"Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either."George McGovern on Albert Einstein
"Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth."George McGovern on Buddha
"I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. This is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant."George McGovern on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on."George McGovern on Winston Churchill
"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."