145 Total Quotes

Adlai Stevenson Quotes

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?
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#Ambassador

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.
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#American Politician

It's hard to lead a cavalry charge if you think you look funny on a horse.
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#Funny #American Politician

When you leave here, don't forget why you came. ( to college graduates)
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#College

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

Every age needs men who will redeem the time by living with a vision of the things that are to be.
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#Vision #Age And Aging

Your days are short here; this is the last of your springs. And now in the serenity and quiet of this lovely place, touch the depths of truth, feel the hem of Heaven. You will go away with old, good friends. And don't forget when you leave why you came.
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#American Politician

You can tell the size of a man by the size of the thing that makes him mad.
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#American Politician #Man

It is not the years in your life but the life in your years that counts
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#Life #Quote of the Day

All progress has resulted from people who took unpopular positions.
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#People #Progress

She would rather light candles than curse the darkness and her glow has warmed the world.
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#Darkness

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
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#Confidence

If the Republicans will stop telling lies about the Democrats, we will stop telling the truth about them.
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#American Politician #Democrats

As citizens of this democracy, you are the rulers and the ruled, the law-givers and the law-abiding, the beginning and the end.
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#American Politician

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

What a man knows at fifty that he did not know at twenty is for the most part incommunicable.
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#Age And Aging #Man

In quiet places, reason abounds
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#Reason

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.
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#American Politician #Beginning