Home Bemorecreative

Creative Quotations from . . .
George McGovern
(1922-2012) born on
Jul 19
US senator. He was the 1972 Democratic presidential candidate; he advocated an immediate end to the Vietnam War and liberal and social reforms at home.
I still love to go back to Mitchell [his home town] and wander up and down those streets. It just kind of reassures me again that there is a place that I know thoroughly, where the roots are deep. Everything had a place, a specific definition.

Don't throw away your conscience.
The longer the title, the less important the job.
It is simply untrue that all our institutions are evil, that all adults are unsympathetic, that all politicians are mere opportunists. . . . Having discovered an illness, it's not terribly useful to prescribe death as a cure.
You know, sometimes, when they say you are ahead of your time, it's just a polite way of saying you have a real bad sense of timing.
Be More Creative

Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "The New York Public Library Book of 20th Century American Quotations," by Stephen Donadio, 1992.
R: In "Words of Wisdom," by Wm. Safire & Leonard Safire, 1989.
A: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
N: In "Peter's Quotations," by Laurence J. Peter, 1977.
K: In "The Guardian," 14 Mar 1990.

copyright 1996-2014 by Baertracks at bemorecreative.com