"For the first time in the history of mankind, one generation literally has the power to destroy the past, the present and the future, the power to bring time to an end."
"Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall."Hubert H. Humphrey on Confucius
"The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew."Hubert H. Humphrey on Abraham Lincoln
"A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history."Hubert H. Humphrey on Mahatma Gandhi
"The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much it is whether we provide enough for those who have little."Hubert H. Humphrey on Franklin D. Roosevelt
"I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past."Hubert H. Humphrey on Thomas Jefferson
"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."