Eugene McCarthy — American Politician born on March 29, 1916, died on December 10, 2005

Eugene Joseph "Gene" McCarthy was an American politician, poet, and a long-time member of the United States Congress from Minnesota. He served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1949 to 1959 and the U.S. Senate from 1959 to 1971... (wikipedia)

Being in politics is like being a football coach. You have to be smart enough to understand the game, and dumb enough to think it's important.
The only thing that saves us from the bureaucracy is its inefficiency.
No man could be equipped for the presidency if he has never been tempted by one of the seven cardinal sins.
I can still smell the tear gas in the Hilton Hotel.
It is dangerous for a national candidate to say things that people might remember.