I believe in the forgiveness of sin and the redemption of ignorance.
Adlai Stevenson (1900 - 1965)
Contributed by: Zaady
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.
Let us talk sense to the American people. Let us tell them the truth, that there are no gains without pains.
The idea that you can merchandise candidates for high office like breakfast cereal is the ultimate indignity to the democratic process.
That which seems the height of absurdity in one generation often becomes the height of wisdom in another.
Source: Quoting John Stuart Mill
Peace is the one condition of survival in this nuclear age.
A politician is a statesman who approaches every question with an open mouth.
Power corrupts, but lack of power corrupts absolutely.
Source: Misquoting Lord Acton
It is often easier to fight for principles than to live up to them.
All progress has resulted from people who took unpopular positions.
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