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Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations. 1989.

AUTHOR: Hubert Horatio Humphrey (1911–78)
QUOTATION: The Senate is a place filled with goodwill and good intentions, and if the road to hell is paved with them, then it’s a pretty good detour.
ATTRIBUTION: Senator HUBERT H. HUMPHREY, as reported in Newsweek, January 23, 1978, p. 23.
SUBJECTS: Congress—Senate