"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."
"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power."Hubert H. Humphrey on Abraham Lincoln
"Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't."Hubert H. Humphrey on Margaret Thatcher
"Knowledge will give you power, but character respect."Hubert H. Humphrey on Bruce Lee
"All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth."Hubert H. Humphrey on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character is power."Hubert H. Humphrey on Booker T. Washington
"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."