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Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations. 1989.

NUMBER: 1697
AUTHOR: Jimmy Carter (1934–)
QUOTATION: According to Gandhi, the seven sins are wealth without works, pleasure without conscience, knowledge without character, commerce without morality, science without humanity, worship without sacrifice, and politics without principle. Well, Hubert Humphrey may have sinned in the eyes of God, as we all do, but according to those definitions of Gandhi’s, it was Hubert Humphrey without sin.
ATTRIBUTION: President JIMMY CARTER, eulogy at funeral services for former Vice President Hubert Humphrey, St. Paul, Minnesota, January 16, 1978.—Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States: Jimmy Carter, 1978, book 1, p. 80.

President Carter told of finding “The Seven Sins” engraved on the wall of Gandhi’s memorial during a recent trip to India.