"If there is dissatisfaction with the status quo, good. If there is ferment, so much the better. If there is restlessness, I am pleased. Then let there be ideas, and hard thought, and hard work. If man feels small, let man make himself bigger."
"Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life."Hubert H. Humphrey on Confucius
"All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence."Hubert H. Humphrey on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work."Hubert H. Humphrey on Thomas A. Edison
"By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day."Hubert H. Humphrey on Robert Frost
"Nothing will work unless you do."Hubert H. Humphrey on Maya Angelou
"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."