"A politician never forgets the precarious nature of elective life. We have never established a practice of tenure in public office."
"Green is the prime color of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises."Hubert H. Humphrey on Pedro Calderon de la Barca
"And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom."Hubert H. Humphrey on Anais Nin
"Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better."Hubert H. Humphrey on Albert Einstein
"I thank you God for this most amazing day, for the leaping greenly spirits of trees, and for the blue dream of sky and for everything which is natural, which is infinite, which is yes."Hubert H. Humphrey on e. e. cummings
"All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind."Hubert H. Humphrey on Abraham Lincoln
"This, then, is the test we must set for ourselves not to march alone but to march in such a way that others will wish to join us."
"We are in danger of making our cities places where business goes on but where life, in its real sense, is lost."
"Each child is an adventure into a better life - an opportunity to change the old pattern and make it new."
"I have seen in the Halls of Congress more idealism, more humanness, more compassion, more profiles of courage than in any other institution that I have ever known."
"Freedom is hammered out on the anvil of discussion, dissent, and debate."