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George McGovern Quotes and Sayings

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

Related topics: War

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.
- George McGovern

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

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.
- George McGovern

 

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

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.
- George McGovern

The whole campaign was a tragic case of mistaken identity.
- George McGovern

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

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

The longer the title, the less important the job.
- George McGovern

You couldn't have fed the '50s into a computer and come out with the '60s.
- Paul Kantner

If you look at the human condition today,
not everyone is well fed, has access to good medical care,
or the physical basics that provide for a healthy and a happy life.
- Ralph Merkle

I kept my babies fed.
I could have dumped them, but I didn't.
I decided that whatever trip I was on,
they were going with me.
You're looking at a real daddy.
- Barry White

Principles have no real force except when one is well-fed.
- Mark Twain

If you want total security, go to prison.
There you're fed, clothed, given medical care and so on.
The only thing lacking... is freedom.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Love cannot endure indifference.
It needs to be wanted.
Like a lamp, it needs to be fed out of the oil of another's heart,
or its flame burns low.
- Henry Ward Beecher

I find that principles have no real force
except when one is well fed.
- Mark Twain

I'm not at all fed up with British films,
but I am fed up with playing upper-class people.
- Kristin Scott Thomas

Hunger is insolent, and will be fed.
- Homer

You must go deeper into Russia - 150 kilometres from Moscow or more,
and look there.
The kids are fed with cattle feed - people don't get paid for half a year.
- Aleksandr Lebed

Man is the only animal whose desires increase as they are fed;
the only animal that is never satisfied.
- Henry George

Art for art's sake is a philosophy of the well-fed.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

I am going to fight capitalism even if it kills me.
It is wrong that people like you should be comfortable
and well fed while all around you people are starving.
- Sylvia Pankhurst

It's true, I did a lot of great movies,
and I'm happy.
It was what it was, and now I think all of that has fed into where I am now,
and I think it has taught me a lot.
- Faye Dunaway

If the Negro in the ghetto must eternally be fed by
the hand that pushes him into the ghetto,
he will never become strong enough to get out of the ghetto.
- Carter G. Woodson

The culture of the chairmanship is to be the dominant voice in the Fed.
If you have a weak chairman...
the markets could be very unsettled.
- David Jones

I got too fed up with films that didn't make you think.
I liked the idea of one that you'd have to be dancing around with.
I like my mind to be engaged when I watch a film.
- Guy Ritchie

When you're a kid with artistic yearnings brought up in the Bronx,
you don't get fed up too easily.
- Daniel Libeskind

There's something missing in the music industry today...
and it's music.
Songs you hear don't last, it's just product fed to you by the industry.
- Jimmy Buffett

Double-digit inflation is a terrible thing -
and it got up to 14 or 15 percent on a monthly basis for a while,
shortly after I became chairman of the Fed.
- Paul A. Volcker

Well, we're just now seeing the reductions in mortgage rates.
The mortgage rates are based on the ten-year rate and
the Fed controls the overnight or the shorter rates.
- Franklin Raines

Like you, I'm fed up with business as usual in Washington.
Send me to Congress, and I won't tweak our broken system.
I'll shut it down.
- Francine Busby

And, in some ways I like traveling, in other ways I'm
sort of fed up by the whole notion.
- Joe Sacco

To be honest with you, I get a little fed up with actors
who act crazy to make themselves more interesting.
- George Eads

There were always questions about my parents;
I got so fed up with that.
- Charlotte Gainsbourg

Lest when I am gone you may be at a loss for an epitaph for me,
let me give you one - He Fed Fevers.
- Robert James Graves

I enlisted when I was a boy.
The Navy looked after me like my mother.
It fed me, took care of me and gave me wonderful opportunities.
- Tony Curtis

I was often very, incredibly naughty,
and if I didn't come home at tea time I used to be
sent to bed without any dinner.
But people used to bring me things: I was better fed in bed.
- Diane Cilento

This profession has fed me creatively and allowed me
to have a home life and a private life.
- Julia Barr

I am fed up with men who use sex like a sleeping pill.
- Toni Braxton

On some peculiar pigmented cells found in two mosquitoes fed on malarial.
- Ronald Ross

Now, wages in the automobile industry are made up of two components,
what we call base rates and the cost of living factor
which is fed in by the operation of the escalator.
- Leonard Woodcock

The Fed chairmanship is not the kind of job where you
want to surprise everyone with your choice of a total unknown.
You don't want to surprise Wall Street.
- David Jones

So mightiest powers buy deepest calms are fed,
And sleep, how oft, in things that gentlest be!
- Barry Cornwall

Well, probably I was fed up with concrete poetry.
There was a lot of bad concrete poetry and besides,
it was confused with visual poetry which was completely different.
- Ian Hamilton Finlay

I fed my ego, but not my soul.
- Yakov Smirnoff

I saw a limit to what I was giving as kind of a scam
I was running on the KGB,
by giving them people that I knew were their double agents fed to us.
- Aldrich Ames

Gone are the days when reality fed the feminist movement.
- Tammy Bruce

I fed them every day.
So it was a papa that kept food on the table for them.
I did that.
I did my part.
- Joseph Jackson

Men would rather be starving and free than fed in bonds.
- Pearl S. Buck

At the present moment the people of England are only three-quarters fed,
and the result of this improvement in the export of
our manufactures would be,
that they would be entirely fed.
- Joseph Hume

The blind must not only be fed and housed and cared for;
they must learn to make thir lives useful to the community.
- Julia Ward Howe

The first duty of a state is to see that every child
born therein shall be well housed,
clothed, fed and educated till it attains years of discretion.
- John Ruskin

My mother never breast fed me, she told me she only liked me as a friend.
- Rodney Dangerfield

The Fed has the ability to put money out,
it's got the ability to take money back in,
and if they don't do that, we will have hyperinflation
worse than we had in 1980 and 1981.
- Chuck Grassley

I think I was immediately fed, so food became a very
important part of my life.
- Dom DeLuise

We cast away priceless time in dreams,
born of imagination, fed upon illusion,
and put to death by reality.
- Judy Garland

I got fed up with being in bands.
I spent a couple of years touring the country in a smoked filled band,
doing lots of drugs and being really unhealthy.
- Cliff Martinez

The wretch who digs the mine for bread,
or ploughs, that others may be fed, feels less fatigued
than that decreed to him who cannot think or read.
- Hannah More

If journalists ask you again and again about the same bands,
you'll end up saying you hate them just because you're
so fed up with being asked all those stupid questions.
- Billie Joe Armstrong

My nomadic childhood dramatically fed my eventual decision to be an actor,
but not in the way you might think.
- Josh Lucas

Of course I've already taken a very modest position on the monetary system,
I do take the position that we should just end the Fed.
- Ron Paul

In the 90's action pictures were all the rage.
As a woman, I was fed up with them and I initially
thought that the script was just another action film
dressed up as a period piece.
- Madeleine Stowe

The cutthroat avenues of rock 'n' roll,
I am fed up with.
I don't want anything to do with it.
- Neil Young

It is not these well-fed long-haired men that I fear,
but the pale and the hungry-looking.
- Julius Caesar

There the wild animals wandered and fed as though they
were in a pasture that stretched much farther than a man could see,
and there were no settlers.
Only Indians lived there.
- Laura Ingalls Wilder

Our bodies are machines and have to be functional,
and to do that they have to be fed properly.
- Sarah Michelle Gellar

There hasn't been this much excitement since the Romans
fed the Christians to the Lions.
- Sid Waddell

I have fed purely upon ale; I have eat my ale,
drank my ale, and I always sleep upon ale.
- George Farquhar

Vegetables, which are the lowest in the scale of living things,
are fed by roots, which, implanted in the native soil,
select by the action of a peculiar mechanism,
different subjects, which serve to increase and to nourish them.
- Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

When looking at the evidence of feeding on large prey,
you can see every size tooth from hatchling to adult in one spot.
The babies may have been fed in the nest until they were full grown,
like in eagles and hawks.
- Robert T. Bakker


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