Adlai E Stevenson Quotes (73 quotations)

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1. A diplomat's life is made up of three ingredients: protocol, Geritol and alcohol. - Adlai E Stevenson

2. A free society is a place where it's safe to be unpopular. - Adlai E Stevenson

3. A free society is one where it is safe to be unpopular. - Adlai E Stevenson

4. 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 E Stevenson

5. Accuracy to a newspaper is what virtue is to a lady; but a newspaper can always print a retraction. - Adlai E Stevenson

6. After four years at the United Nations I sometimes yearn for the peace and tranquillity of a political convention. - Adlai E Stevenson

7. All progress has resulted from people who took unpopular positions. - Adlai E Stevenson

8. An editor is someone who separates the wheat from the chaff and then prints the chaff. - Adlai E Stevenson

9. An Independent is someone who wants to take the politics out of politics. - Adlai E Stevenson

10. Communism is the corruption of a dream of justice. - Adlai E Stevenson

11. Communism is the death of the soul. It is the organization of total conformity - in short, of tyranny - and it is committed to making tyranny universal. - Adlai E Stevenson

12. Do you know the difference between a beautiful woman and a charming one? A beauty is a woman you notice, a charmer is one who notices you. - Adlai E Stevenson

13. Do you, Ambassador Zorin, deny that the USSR has placed and is placing medium - and intermediate - range missiles and sites in Cuba? Yes or no? Don't wait for the translation. Yes or no? - Adlai E Stevenson

14. Flattery is all right so long as you don't inhale. - Adlai E Stevenson

15. For my part I believe in the forgiveness of sin and the redemption of ignorance. - Adlai E Stevenson

16. Freedom is not an ideal, it is not even a protection, if it means nothing more than the freedom to stagnate. - Adlai E Stevenson

17. He is the kind of politician who would cut down a redwood tree, then mount the stump and make a speech for conservation. - Adlai E Stevenson

18. I believe in the forgiveness of sin and the redemption of ignorance. - Adlai E Stevenson

19. I believe that if we really want human brotherhood to spread and increase until it makes life safe and sane, we must also be certain that there is no one true faith or path by which it may spread. - Adlai E Stevenson

20. I don't envy the driver and I don't think the American people will care to ride in his bus very far. - Adlai E Stevenson

21. I don't mind a little praise - as long as it's fulsome. - Adlai E Stevenson

22. I don't want to send them to jail. I want to send them to school. - Adlai E Stevenson

23. I find Paul appealing and Peale appalling. - Adlai E Stevenson

24. 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 E Stevenson

25. I have tried to talk about the issues in this campaign...and this has sometimes been a lonely road, because I never meet anybody coming the other way. - Adlai E Stevenson

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