QUOTATIONS FROM FAMOUS PEOPLES

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All Quotations / Quotations from Hubert Humphrey

Behind every successful man stands a surprised mother-in-law.
Certainly one of the chief guarantees of freedom under any government, no matter how popular and respected, is the right of the citizens to keep and bear arms. This is not to say that firearms should not be carefully used and that definite safety rules of precaution should not be taught and enforced. But the right of the citizens to bear arms is just one guarantee against arbitrary government and one more safeguard against a tyranny which now appears remote in America, but which historically has proved to be always possible.
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.
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.
Men in earnest have no time to waste In patching fig-leaves for the naked truth.
Never give up on anybody.
The greatest gift of life is friendship, and I have received it.
The greatest healing therapy is friendship and love.
The right to be heard does not autmatically include the right to be taken seriously.
When the dignity of one person is denied, all of us are denied.

Best Quotations

"The wise man will love all others will desire."

Afranius
"Half of the harm that is done in this world is due to people who want to feel important."

T.S. Elliot
"Some scientists claim that hydrogen, because it is so plentiful, is the basic building block of the universe. I dispute that. I say that there is more stupidity than hydrogen, and that is the basic building block of the universe."

Frank Zappa
"Follow your inclinations with due regard to the policeman round the corner."

W. Somerset Maugham
"Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it."

Mahatma Gandhi