Copy & paste this link to your blog or website to reference this page
Quotation by Hubert H. Humphrey
speech, June 6, 1965, Syracuse University, N.Y. address, June 29, 1966, to the United States Junior Chamber of Commerce, Detroit, Michigan address, May 31, 1966, Huron College, S. Dak. "All-America Tribute to Archbishop Iakovos" American Salesman Magazine (1966)
Slumism is the pent-up anger of people living on the outside of affluence. Slumism is decay of structure and deterioration of the human spirit. Slumism is a virus which spreads through the body politic. As other "isms," it breeds disorder and demagoguery and hate.
Hubert H. Humphrey (1911–1978), U.S. Democratic politician, vice president. Speech, June 13, 1966, U.S. Conference of Mayors, Dallas, Texas.
Surprise me with a
The Columbia World of Quotations © 1996, Columbia University Press.
Licensed from Columbia University Press. All rights reserved. Except as otherwise permitted by written agreement, the following are prohibited: copying substantial portions or the entirety of the work in machine readable form, making multiple printouts thereof, and other uses of the work inconsistent with U.S. and applicable foreign copyright and related laws.
2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.