"The essence of statesmanship is not a rigid adherence to the past, but a prudent and probing concern for the future."
"The empires of the future are the empires of the mind."Hubert H. Humphrey on Winston Churchill
"Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future."Hubert H. Humphrey on Oscar Wilde
"Again, you can't connect the dots looking forward you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something - your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life."Hubert H. Humphrey on Steve Jobs
"I never think of the future - it comes soon enough."Hubert H. Humphrey on Albert Einstein
"It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves."Hubert H. Humphrey on William Shakespeare
"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."