Adlai E. Stevenson

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Adlai E. Stevenson

The human race has improved everything, but the human race.More Adlai E. Stevenson [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
On this shrunken globe, men can no longer live as strangers.More Adlai E. Stevenson [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
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.More Adlai E. Stevenson [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
An editor is someone who separates the wheat from the chaff and then prints the chaff.More Adlai E. Stevenson [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The first principle of a free society is an untrammeled flow of words in an open forum.More Adlai E. Stevenson [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
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.More Adlai E. Stevenson [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Laws are never as effective as habits.More Adlai E. Stevenson [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
We have confused the free with the free and easy.More Adlai E. Stevenson [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
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... a patriotism which is not short, frenzied outbursts of emotion, but the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime.More Adlai E. Stevenson [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Nothing so dates a man as to decry the younger generation.More Adlai E. Stevenson [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A wise man who stands firm is a statesman, a foolish man who stands firm is a catastrophe.More Adlai E. Stevenson [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Patriotism is not a short and frenzied outburst of emotion but the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime.More Adlai E. Stevenson [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Power corrupts, but lack of power corrupts absolutely.More Adlai E. Stevenson [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A politician is a statesman who approaches every question with an open mouth.More Adlai E. Stevenson [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Nature is indifferent to the survival of the human species, including Americans.More Adlai E. Stevenson [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
All progress has resulted from people who took unpopular positions.More Adlai E. Stevenson [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The Republicans stroke platitudes until they purr like epigrams.More Adlai E. Stevenson [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I sometimes marvel at the extraordinary docility with which Americans submit to speeches.More Adlai E. Stevenson [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Man does not live by words alone, despite the fact that sometimes he has to eat them.More Adlai E. Stevenson [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Some people approach every problem with an open mouth.More Adlai E. Stevenson [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A free society is a society where it is safe to be unpopular.More Adlai E. Stevenson [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
We can chart our future clearly and wisely only when we know the path which has led to the present.More Adlai E. Stevenson [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Accuracy is to a newspaper what virtue is to a lady, but a newspaper can always print a retraction.More Adlai E. Stevenson [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Every age needs men who will redeem the time by living with a vision of the things that are to be.More Adlai E. Stevenson [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
To me, there is something superbly symbolic in the fact that an astronaut, sent up as assistant to a series of computers, found that he worked more accurately and more intelligently than they. Inside the capsule, man is still in charge.More Adlai E. Stevenson [03/12/2018 02:03:32]

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