Find the best quotes by George McGovern.
I suppose politicians have always wanted to get re-elected, but there’s a kind of a feeling now that if you just discredit your opposition, it…
When you start one of these programs, school lunch programs, in a country that heretofore had nothing of that kind, immediately school enrollment jumps dramatically.…
I firmly believed throughout 1971 that the major hurdle to winning the presidency was winning the Democratic nomination. I believed that any reasonable Democrat would…
When I was in the war, I was lucky that I was in a plane and never saw the carnage close-up.
Every once in a while, I run into somebody who tells me that she met her husband in my campaign or a husband who says,…
Under the guise of protecting us from ourselves, the right and the left are becoming ever more aggressive in regulating behavior.
People didn’t have the political guts to stand up against an American war.
My dad was a Methodist minister.
My father was a clergyman and always said: ‘Hate the sin but love the sinner.’
I’ve enjoyed myself 90 percent of the time.
It’s nice not to have to worry about constituents.
I’ve come to realize that protecting freedom of choice in our everyday lives is essential to maintaining a healthy civil society.
I seek the presidency because I believe deeply in the American promise and can no longer accept the diminishing of that promise.
I’m a movie buff.
I’m what a normal, healthy, ideal American should be like.
I never even had the time to read novels.
I move ahead, I live.
I met my wife in South Dakota.
I hope I live long enough to see every hungry school child in the world being fed under the so-called McGovern-Dole program.
I am a liberal and always have been – just not the wild-eyed character the Republicans made me out to be.
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