Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations. 1989.
Hubert Horatio Humphrey (191178)
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 lifethe sick, the needy and the handicapped.
Senator HUBERT H. HUMPHREY, remarks at the dedication of the Hubert H. Humphrey Building, November 1, 1977.Congressional Record, November 4, 1977, vol. 123, p. 37287.