It was once said that the moral test of Government is how that Government treats those who are in the dawn of life, the children; those who are in the twilight of life, the elderly; and those who are in the shadows of life, the sick, the needy and the handicapped.

Hubert Horatio Humphrey (1911-1978) American politician
Remarks, Dedication of the Hubert H. Humphrey Building (1 Nov 1977)

Cited in the Congressional Register, vol. 123, p. 37287 (4 Nov 1977)

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