Hubert Humphrey Quotes

The right to be heard does not autmatically include the right to be taken seriously.

~ Hubert Humphrey

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 Humphrey

Men in earnest have no time to waste In patching fig-leaves for the naked truth.

~ Hubert Humphrey

The hardest job for a politician today is to have the courage to be a moderate. It's easy to take an extreme position.

~ Hubert Humphrey

You cannot go around and keep score. If you keep score on the good things and the bad things, you'll find out that you're a very miserable person. God gave man the ability to forget, which is one of the greatest attributes you have. Because if you remember everything that's happened to you, you generally remember that which is the most unfortunate.

~ Hubert Humphrey

Never give up on anybody.

~ Hubert Humphrey

Behind every successful man stands a surprised mother-in-law.

~ Hubert Humphrey

It was once said that the moral test of Government is how that Government treats those who are in the dawn of life, the children those who are in the twilight of life, the elderly and those who are in the shadows of life, the sick, the needy and the handicapped.

~ Hubert Humphrey

The greatest healing therapy is friendship and love.

~ Hubert Humphrey

The greatest gift of life is friendship, and I have received it.

~ Hubert Humphrey

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