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George McGovern
July 19, 1922 -
Nationality: American
Category: Politician
Subcategory: American Politician

I'm fed up to the ears with old men dreaming up wars for young men to die in.


I am 1,000 percent for Tom Eagleton and I have no intention of dropping him from the ticket.


The highest patriotism is not a blind acceptance of official policy, but a love of one's country deep enough to call her to a higher plain.


No man should advocate a course in private that he's ashamed to admit in public.


The whole campaign was a tragic case of mistaken identity.


I am fed up with a system which busts the pot smoker and lets the big dope racketeer go free.


The Establishment center... has led us into the stupidest and cruelest war in all history. That war is a moral and political disaster - a terrible cancer eating away at the soul of our nation.


The longer the title, the less important the job.


You know, sometimes, when they say you're ahead of your time, it's just a polite way of saying you have a real bad sense of timing.


Politics is an act of faith; you have to show some kind of confidence in the intellectual and moral capacity of the public.


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