I'm fed up to the ears with old men dreaming up wars for young men to die in.
For 50 years, the Republicans have been accusing the Democrats of being soft on national security.
I was tired. I hadn't slept eight hours in two, three years. I lived on four, five hours of sleep. You can do it during a campaign because thousands are screaming for you. You're getting adrenaline shots each day. Then the campaign ends, and there are no more shots.
I flew a full string of 35 combat missions over some of the most heavily defended targets in Europe. We were hitting Hitler's oil refineries, his tank factories, his aircraft factories, his railway yards. Those were our prime targets.
I think it was my study of history that convinced me that the Democratic Party was more on the side of the average American.
I hope someday we will be able to proclaim that we have banished hunger in the United States, and that we've been able to bring nutrition and health to the whole world.
My heart does sometimes bleed for those who are hurting in my own country and abroad.
I'm a movie buff.
I wish I had known more firsthand about the concerns and problems of American businesspeople while I was a U.S. senator and later a presidential nominee. That knowledge would have made me a better legislator and a more worthy aspirant to the White House.
Somehow politicians have become convinced that negative campaigning pays off in elections.
When I was in the war, I was lucky that I was in a plane and never saw the carnage close-up.
I've come to realize that protecting freedom of choice in our everyday lives is essential to maintaining a healthy civil society.
I think the country's getting disgusted with Washington partly because of the decline of civility in government.
My father was a clergyman and always said: 'Hate the sin but love the sinner.'
It's nice not to have to worry about constituents.
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.
I always thought of myself as a good old South Dakota boy who grew up here on the prairie.
I met my wife in South Dakota.
When I was a youngster growing up in South Dakota, we never referred to the national debt, it was always referred to as the war debt because it stemmed from World War I.
From secrecy and deception in high places, come home, America. From military spending so wasteful that it weakens our nation, come home, America.