"Today we know that World War II began not in 1939 or 1941 but in the 1920's and 1930's when those who should have known better persuaded themselves that they were not their brother's keeper."
"He who joyfully marches to music in rank and file has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would suffice."Hubert H. Humphrey on Albert Einstein
"One of the greatest casualties of the war in Vietnam is the Great Society... shot down on the battlefield of Vietnam."Hubert H. Humphrey on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"The release of atomic energy has not created a new problem. It has merely made more urgent the necessity of solving an existing one."Hubert H. Humphrey on Albert Einstein
"Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired, signifies in the final sense a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed."Hubert H. Humphrey on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"We shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be, we shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills we shall never surrender."Hubert H. Humphrey on Winston Churchill
"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."