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“The test we must set for ourselves is not to march alone but to march in such a way that others will wish to join us.”
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“The right to be heard does not automatically include the right to be taken seriously.”
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“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 shadows of life, the sick, the needy, and the handicapped.”
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“Compassion is not weakness, and concern for the unfortunate is not socialism.”
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“Oh, my friend, it's not what they take away from you that counts. It's what you do with what you have left.”
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“In life it isn't what you've lost, it's what you've got left that counts”
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“The greatest healing therapy is friendship and love.”
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“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.”
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“Freedom is hammered out on the anvil of discussion, dissent, and debate.”
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“We cannot use a double standard for measuring our own and other people's policies. Our demands for democratic practices in other lands will be no more effective than the guarantees of those practiced in our own country.”
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“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.”
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“Propaganda, to be effective, must be believed. To be believed, it must be credible.”
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“Unfortunately, our affluent society has also been an effluent society.”
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“The greatest gift of life is friendship, and I have received it.”
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“The moral test of government is how it 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.”
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“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. [...] 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.”
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“Never give in and never give up.”
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“The moral test of government is how it treats people in the dawn of life, the children, in the twilight of life, the aged, and in the shadows of life, the sick, the needy, and the handicapped”
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“Racism is racism–and there is no room in America for racism of any color. And we must reject calls for racism, whether they come from a throat that is white or one that is black.”
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“To err is human. To blame someone else is politics.”
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“Oh, my friend, it's not what they take away from you that counts -- it's what you do with what you have left.”
Hubert H. Humphrey
“Never give in,never give up,never surrender no matter what!”
Hubert H. Humphrey
“The greatest gift of life is friendship, and I have received .”
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“Life's unfairness is not irrevocable; we can help balance the scales for others, if not always for ourselves.”
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“Johnson had a sense of humor, and he could kid with me,” he would say. “Johnson didn’t enjoy talking with most liberals. He didn’t think they had a sense of humor.”
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“Senator Goldwater would have been a great success in the movies — working for 18th century Fox.”
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“It is always a risk to speak to the press: they are likely to report what you say.”
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