"Unfortunately, our affluent society has also been an effluent society."
"You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty."Hubert H. Humphrey on Mahatma Gandhi
"An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life."Hubert H. Humphrey on Robert A. Heinlein
"It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society."Hubert H. Humphrey on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both."Hubert H. Humphrey on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"There is more to life than increasing its speed."Hubert H. Humphrey on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."