- Name: Hubert Humphrey
- Born: 05/27/1911
- Died: 01/13/1978 (66 years old)
Hubert Horatio Humphrey Jr. (May 27, 1911 – January 13, 1978) was an American politician who served as the 38th vice president of the United States from 1965 to 1969. He twice served in the United States Senate, representing Minnesota from 1949 to 1964 and 1971 to 1978. He was the Democratic Party’s nominee in the 1968 presidential election, losing to Republican nominee Richard Nixon.
Birth Name: Hubert Horatio Humphrey Jr.
Alias: Hubert Horatio Humphrey Jr.
Birth Place: Wallace, South Dakota, US
Death Place: Waverly, Minnesota, US
Hubert Humphrey quotes :
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
We are in danger of making our cities places where business goes on but where life, in its real sense, is lost.Hubert H. Humphrey
Each child is an adventure into a better life - an opportunity to change the old pattern and make it new.Hubert H. Humphrey
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.Hubert H. Humphrey
The essence of statesmanship is not a rigid adherence to the past, but a prudent and probing concern for the future.Hubert H. Humphrey
For the first time in the history of mankind, one generation literally has the power to destroy the past, the present and the future, the power to bring time to an end.Hubert H. Humphrey
If there is dissatisfaction with the status quo, good. If there is ferment, so much the better. If there is restlessness, I am pleased. Then let there be ideas, and hard thought, and hard work. If man feels small, let man make himself bigger.Hubert H. Humphrey
The Senate is a place filled with goodwill and good intentions, and if the road to hell is paved with them, then it's a pretty good detour.Hubert H. 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 H. Humphrey
The impersonal hand of government can never replace the helping hand of a neighbor.Hubert H. Humphrey
Anyone who thinks that the vice-president can take a position independent of the president of his administration simply has no knowledge of politics or government. You are his choice in a political marriage, and he expects your absolute loyalty.Hubert H. Humphrey