Adlai Stevenson

1900 - 1965

A Quote by Adlai Ewing Stevenson on america, presidency, and risk

In America, anyone can become president. That's one of the risks you take.

Adlai Stevenson (1900 - 1965)

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A Quote by Adlai Ewing Stevenson

He who slings mud generally loses ground.

Adlai Stevenson (1900 - 1965)

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A Quote by Adlai Ewing Stevenson on belief, forgiveness, and ignorance

I believe in the forgiveness of sin and the redemption of ignorance.

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A Quote by Adlai Ewing Stevenson on goals, idealism, lies, men, strength, and struggle

Our strength lies, not alone in our proving grounds and our stockpiles, but in our ideals, our goals, and their universal appeal to all men who are struggling to breathe free.

Adlai Stevenson (1900 - 1965)

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A Quote by Adlai Ewing Stevenson on people and truth

Let us talk sense to the American people. Let us tell them the truth, that there are no gains without pains.

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A Quote by Adlai Ewing Stevenson on corruption and power

Power corrupts, but lack of power corrupts absolutely.

Adlai Stevenson (1900 - 1965)

Source: Misquoting Lord Acton

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A Quote by Adlai Ewing Stevenson on principles

It is often easier to fight for principles than to live up to them.

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A Quote by Adlai Ewing Stevenson on people and progress

All progress has resulted from people who took unpopular positions.

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A Quote by Adlai Ewing Stevenson on beginning, revolution, and time

The time to stop a revolution is at the beginning, not the end.

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A Quote by Adlai Ewing Stevenson on brothers, truth, and world

The world is now too small for anything but "the truth" and too terrible for anything but "brotherhood."

Adlai Stevenson (1900 - 1965)

Source: Albert W. Daw Collection

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