Vice-President of the United States, Senator from Minnesota, Democratic Majority Whip, Presidential Candidate for President losing to Richard Nixon
"Poverty curtails individual freedom. So do illiteracy, prejudice, lack of education, inability to obtain the basic needs of life."
"We are the standard-bearers in the only really authentic revolution, the democratic revolution against tyrannies. Our strength is not to be measured by our military capacity alone, by our industry, or by our technology. We will be remembered, not for the power of our weapons, but for the power of our compassion, our dedication to human welfare."
"There are not enough jails, nor enough policemen, not enough courts to enforce a law not supported by the people."
"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. "