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Quotations From HUBERT H HUMPHREY

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  • 11.
    Liberalism, above all, means emancipation—emancipation from one's fears, his inadequacies, from prejudice, from discrimination ... from poverty.
    Hubert H. Humphrey (1911-1978), U.S. Democratic politician, vice president. Speech, March 29, 1967, New York City.

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  • 12.
    American public opinion is like an ocean—it cannot be stirred by a teaspoon.
    Hubert H. Humphrey (1911-1978), U.S. Democratic politician, vice president. Speech, October 11, 1966, Gannon College, Erie, Pennsylvania.

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  • 13.
    Freedom is hammered out on the anvil of discussion, dissent, and debate.
    Hubert H. Humphrey (1911-1978), U.S. Democratic politician, vice president. Speech, June 6, 1965, Syracuse University, N.Y.....

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  • 14.
    There are incalculable resources in the human spirit, once it has been set free.
    Hubert H. Humphrey (1911-1978), U.S. Democratic politician, vice president. speech, Dec. 10, 1966, Adas Israel Synagogue, Washington, D.C..
  • 15.
    There is in every American, I think, something of the old Daniel Boone—who, when he could see the smoke from another chimney, felt himself too crowded and moved further out into the wilderness.
    Hubert H. Humphrey (1911-1978), U.S. Democratic politician, vice president. speech, Jan. 14, 1966, University of Chicago.
  • 16.
    As we begin to comprehend that the earth itself is a kind of manned spaceship hurtling through the infinity of space—it will seem increasingly absurd that we have not better organized the life of the human family.
    Hubert H. Humphrey (1911-1978), U.S. Democratic politician, vice president. Speech, September 26, 1966, San Fernando Valley State College, California.

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  • 17.
    The President is the people's lobbyist.
    Hubert H. Humphrey (1911-1978), U.S. Democratic politician, vice president. Address, December 8, 1965, at Rockefeller Public Service Awards, Washington, DC.

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  • 18.
    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.
    Hubert H. Humphrey (1911-1978), U.S. Democratic politician, vice president. Speech, January 6, 1967, Buffalo, New York.

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  • 19.
    Profit and morality are a hard combination to beat.
    Hubert H. Humphrey (1911-1978), U.S. Democratic politician, vice president. Speech, January 26, 1967, Washington, DC, to international newspaper advertising executives.
  • 20.
    In real life, unlike in Shakespeare, the sweetness of the rose depends upon the name it bears. Things are not only what they are. They are, in very important respects, what they seem to be.
    Hubert H. Humphrey (1911-1978), U.S. Democratic politician, vice president. Speech, March 26, 1966, Washington, D.C..

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