Adlai Stevenson quotes

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Though Americans talk a good deal about the virtue of being serious, they generally prefer people who are solemn over people who a ...
It is always easier to fight for one's principles than to live up to them.
We walked to the brink and we looked it in the face.
The ability to get to the verge without getting into the war is the necessary art.... If you try to run away from it, if you are s ...
The danger of the past was that men became slaves. The danger of the future is that men may become robots. True enough, robots do ...
Man is the only animal that laughs and weeps; for he is the only animal that is struck with the difference between what things are ...
Editor: a person employed by a newspaper, whose business it is to separate the wheat from the chaff, and to see that the chaff is ...
The art of newspaper paragraphing is to stroke a platitude until it purrs like an epigram.
The sound of tireless voices is the price we pay for the right to hear the music of our own opinions. But there is also, it seems ...
We mean by "politics" the people's business--the most important business there is.
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