Adlai Stevenson Quotes

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"It is not the years in your life but the life in your years that counts!" Adlai E. Stevenson
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"It is not the years in your life but the life in your years that counts" Adlai Stevenson
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Life    Quote of the Day   

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"When you leave here, don't forget why you came." Adlai Stevenson
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"The idea that you can merchandise candidates for high office like breakfast cereal - that you can gather votes like box tops - is, I think, the ultimate indignity to the democratic process." Adlai Stevenson
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"Ignorance is stubborn and prejudice is hard" Adlai Stevenson
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"It's hard to lead a cavalry charge if you think you look funny on a horse." Adlai Stevenson
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"In quiet places, reason abounds" Adlai Stevenson
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"She would rather light candles than curse the darkness and her glow has warmed the world." Adlai Stevenson
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"What a man knows at fifty that he did not know at twenty is for the most part incommunicable." Adlai Stevenson
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"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." Adlai Stevenson
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American Politician    Truth   

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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." Adlai Stevenson
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American Politician    Beginning   

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"Patriotism is not short, frenzied outbursts of emotion, but the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime." Adlai Stevenson
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American Politician    Dedication   

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"Law is not a profession at all, but rather a business service station and repair shop." Adlai Stevenson
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American Politician    Business   

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"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" Adlai Stevenson
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"You can tell the size of a man by the size of the thing that makes him mad." Adlai Stevenson
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"As citizens of this democracy, you are the rulers and the ruled, the law-givers and the law-abiding, the beginning and the end." Adlai Stevenson
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"Every age needs men who will redeem the time by living with a vision of the things that are to be." Adlai Stevenson
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"A hypocrite is the kind of politician who would cut down a redwood tree, then mount the stump and make a speech for conservation." Adlai Stevenson
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"He is the kind of politician who would cut down a redwood tree, then mount the stump and make a speech for conservation." Adlai Stevenson
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"The time to stop a revolution is at the beginning, not the end." Adlai Stevenson
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"I have been thinking that I would make a proposition to my Republican friends... that if they will stop telling lies about the Democrats, we will stop telling the truth about them." Adlai Stevenson
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