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Quotations by author » Adlai E. Stevenson
American Politician. Governor of Illinois (1949-53) and Ambassador to the United Nations (1961-65). 1900-1965
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"Via ovicpitum dura est", or, for the benefit of the engineers among you: "The way of the egghead is hard
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A beauty is a woman you notice; a charmer is one who notices you.
BeautyMen and Women
A diplomat's life is made up of three ingredients: protocol, Geritol and alcohol.
Diplomacy
A free society is a place where it's safe to be unpopular
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A hungry man is not a free man.
FreedomHungerMankind
A hypocrite is the kind of politician who would cut down a redwood tree, then mount the stump and make a speech for conservation.
Politicians
A lie is an abomination unto the Lord, but a very present help in time of trouble
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A politician is a statesman who approaches every question with an open mouth
Politicians
A society can be no better than the men and women who compose it.
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A wise man who stands firm is a statesman, a foolish man who stands firm is a catastrophe.
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Accuracy to a newspaper is what virtue is to a lady; but a newspaper can always print a retraction.
Newspapers
After four years at the United Nations I sometimes yearn for the peace and tranquillity of a political convention.
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All progress has resulted from people who took unpopular positions.
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An editor is someone who separates the wheat from the chaff and then prints the chaff.
Editors
An Independent is someone who wants to take the politics out of politics.
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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.
CitizenshipDemocracy
Bad administration, to be sure, can destroy good policy; but good administration can never save bad policy
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Carelessness about our security is dangerous; carelessness about our freedom is also dangerous
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Change is inevitable. Change for the better is a full-time job.
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Communism is the corruption of a dream of justice.
CommunismCorruptionJustice
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