Adlai Stevenson Quotes

47 Adlai Stevenson quotes:

"We can chart our future clearly and wisely only when we know the path which has led to the present."
"The time to stop a revolution is at the beginning, not the end."
"In America, any boy may become president and I suppose that's just one of the risks he takes"
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"All progress has resulted from people who took unpopular positions."
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"My definition of a free society is a society where it is safe to be unpopular."
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"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."
"Public confidence in the integrity of the Government is indispensable to faith in democracy; and when we lose faith in the system, we have lost faith in everything we fight and spend for"
"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."
"I don't envy the driver and I don't think the American people will care to ride in his bus very far."
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"Respect for intellectual excellence, the restoration of vigor and discipline to our ideas of study, curricula which aim at strengthening intellectual fiber and stretching the power of young minds, personal commitment and responsibility - these are th"
"Laws are never as effective as habits."
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"The first principle of a free society is an untrammeled flow of words in an open forum."
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"It's hard to lead a cavalry charge if you think you look funny on a horse."
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"In America, anyone can become president. That's one of the risks you take."
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"Man does not live by words alone, despite the fact that sometimes he has to eat them."
"Nature is neutral."
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"The journey of a thousand leagues begins with a single step. So we must never neglect any work of peace within our reach, however small."
"Law is not a profession at all, but rather a business service station and repair shop."
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"A beauty is a woman you notice; A charmer is one who notices you. Adlai Stevenson (1900-1965)"
"She would rather light candles than curse the darkness and her glow has warmed the world."
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