Quotation by Alfred Adler

It is always easier to fight for one's principles than to live up to them.
Alfred Adler (1870–1937), Austrian psychiatrist. Quoted in Phyllis Bottome, Alfred Adler: Apostle of Freedom, ch. 5 (1939).

The quote was used by Adlai Stevenson in a speech, August 27, 1952, in New York.
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