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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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American Politician    Man   

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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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Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson

"The very flexibility and ease which make men's friendships so agreeable while they endure, make them the easier to destroy and forget. And a man who has a few friends, or one who has a dozen (if there be any one so wealthy on this earth), cannot forget on how precarious a base his happiness reposes; and how by a stroke or two of fate /a death, a few light words, a piece of stamped paper, a woman's bright eyes /he may be left, in a month, destitute of all." Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson
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"For us it's kind of a statement game. We've got a lot of critics and a lot of people said negative things that we don't belong here and we got here because of our name. We think we've got a lot to prove. We're still a team that's hungry." Dan 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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Age And Aging    Vision   

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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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American Politician    Beginning   

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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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"A hungry man is not a free man." Adlai Stevenson
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"If the Republicans will stop telling lies about the Democrats, we will stop telling the truth about them." Adlai Stevenson
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American Politician    Democrats   

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"The definition of a free society is a society where it is safe to be unpopular." Adlai Stevenson
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American Politician    Society   

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"Man does not live by words alone, despite the fact that sometimes he has to eat them." Adlai Stevenson
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Language    Words   

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"Journalists do not live by words alone, although sometimes they have to eat them" Adlai Stevenson
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"He who slings mud generally loses ground." Adlai Stevenson
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Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson

"It is better to be a fool, than to be dead." Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson
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Fools And Foolishness   

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"We knew it'd be a tough match. When you're the four seed, you get a tough draw." Jason Stevenson
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