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Famous Adlai Stevenson Quotations

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Quote Left When you leave here, don't forget why you came. Quote Right
Quote Left Communism is the corruption of a dream of justice. Quote Right
Quote Left Freedom is not an ideal, it is not even a protection, if it means nothing more than freedom to stagnate, to live without dreams, to have no greater aim than a second car and another television set Quote Right
Quote Left We travel together, passengers on a little spaceship, dependent on it's vulnerable reserves of air and soil, all committed, for our safety, to it's security and peace. Preserved from annihilation only by the care, the work and the love we give our fragile craft. Quote Right
Quote Left Patriotism is not short, frenzied outbursts of emotion, but the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime Quote Right
Quote Left I believe that if we really want human brotherhood to spread and increase until it makes life safe and sane, we must also be certain that there is no one true faith or path by which it may spread. But it is not easy to banish the notion that there can be universal brotherhood just as soon as everybody gives up his faith and accepts ours. That day may never come, for the richness of human diversity cannot be abolished any more than Mars or Jupiter. Difference is the nature of life, it is part of our moral Universe. Without difference, life would become lifeless. Quote Right
Quote Left You will find that the truth is often unpopular and the contest between agreeable fancy and disagreeable fact is unequal. For, in the vernacular, we Americans are suckers for good news. Quote Right
Quote Left A wise man who stands firm is a statesman, a foolish man who stands firm is a catastrophe. Quote Right
Quote Left In America, anyone can become president. That's one of the risks you take Quote Right
Quote Left Saskatchewan is much like Texas- except it's more friendly to the United States Quote Right
Quote Left Law is not a profession at all, but rather a business service station and repair shop. Quote Right
Quote Left She would rather light candles than curse the darkness and her glow has warmed the world. Quote Right
Quote Left We talk a great deal about patriotism. What do we mean by patriotism in the context of our times? I venture to suggest that what we mean is a sense of national responsibility which will enable America to remain master of her power Quote Right
Quote Left Patriotism is not a short and frenzied outburst of emotion, but the tranquil ad steady dedication of a lifetime. Quote Right
Quote Left What a man knows at fifty that he did not know at twenty is for the most part incommunicable. Quote Right
Quote Left The relationship of the toastmaster to the speaker should be the same as that of the fan to the fan dancer. It should call attention to the subject without making any particular effort to cover it. Quote Right
Quote Left A politician is a statesman who approaches every question with an open mouth Quote Right
Quote Left An editor is someone who separates the wheat from the chaff and then prints the chaff Quote Right
Quote Left Laws are never as effective as habits. Quote Right
Quote Left More important than winning the election, is governing the nation. That is the test of a political party -- the acid, final test. Quote Right
Quote Left The whole basis of the United Nations is the right of all nations--great or small--to have weight, to have a vote, to be attended to, to be a part of the twentieth century. Quote Right
Quote Left The Republicans stroke platitudes until they purr like epigrams. Quote Right
Quote Left Nature is indifferent to the survival of the human species, including Americans. Quote Right
Quote Left As citizens of this democracy, you are the rulers and the ruled, the law-givers and the law-abiding, the beginning and the end. Quote Right
Quote Left All progress has resulted from people who took unpopular positions Quote Right
Quote Left Nothing so dates a man as to decry the younger generation Quote Right
Quote Left I sometimes marvel at the extraordinary docility with which Americans submit to speeches. Quote Right
Quote Left Nature is neutral. Man has wrested from nature the power to make the world a desert or to make the deserts bloom. There is no evil in the atom only in men's souls. Quote Right
Quote Left The time to stop a revolution is at the beginning, not the end. Quote Right
Quote Left America is much more than a geographical fact. It is a political and moral fact - the first community in which men set out in principle to institutionalize freedom, responsible government, and human equality Quote Right