Quotes by Adlai E. Stevenson

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Journalists do not live by words alone, although sometimes they have to eat them.
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The idea that you can merchandise candidates for high office like breakfast cereal - that you can gather votes like box tops - is the ultimate indignity to the democratic process.
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That which seems the height of absurdity in one generation often becomes the height of wisdom in another.
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Flattery is all right so long as you don't inhale.
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America is much more than a geographical fact. It is a political and moral fact - the first community in which men set out in principle to institutionalize freedom, responsible government, and human equality.
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The sound of tireless voices is the price we pay for the right to hear the music of our own opinions.
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When an American says that he loves his country, he means not only that he loves the New England hills, the prairies glistening in the sun, the wide and rising plains, the great mountains, and the sea. He means that he loves an inner air, an inner light in which freedom lives and in which a man can draw the breath of self-respect.
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I sometimes marvel at the extraordinary docility with which Americans submit to speeches.
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All progress has resulted from people who took unpopular positions.
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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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