Quotes by Adlai E. Stevenson (Politician/American).

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I don't want to send them to jail. I want to send them to school.
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He who slings mud generally loses ground.
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The time to stop a revolution is at the beginning, not the end.
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The best reason I can think of for not running for President of the United States is that you have to shave twice a day.
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Nixon is the kind of politician who would cut down a redwood tree, then mount the stump for a speech on conservation.
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With the supermarket as our temple and the singing commercial as our litany, are we likely to fire the world with an irresistible vision of America's exalted purpose and inspiring way of life?
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Freedom rings where opinions clash.
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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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Nature is neutral.
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Law is not a profession at all, but rather a business service station and repair shop.
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A free society is a society where it is safe to be unpopular.
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I believe in the forgiveness of sin and the redemption of ignorance.
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Making peace is harder than making war.
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There was a time when a fool and his money were soon parted, but now it happens to everybody.
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Man is a strange animal. He generally cannot read the handwriting on the wall until his back is up against it.
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Ignorance is stubborn and prejudice is hard.
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Laws are never as effective as habits.
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The whole basis of the United Nations is the right of all nations - great or small - to have weight, to have a vote, to be attended to, to be a part of the twentieth century.
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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.
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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.
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We cannot be any stronger in our foreign policy for all the bombs and guns we may heap up in our arsenals than we are in the spirit which rules inside the country. Foreign policy, like a river, cannot rise above its source.
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In America any boy may become President, and I suppose it's just one of the risks he takes.
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The Republicans have a me too candidate running on a yes but platform, advised by a has been staff.
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It will be helpful in our mutual objective to allow every man in America to look his neighbor in the face and see a man-not a color.
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On this shrunken globe, men can no longer live as strangers.
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