politicians

A Quote by Adlai Ewing Stevenson on politicians and questions

A politician is a statesman who approaches every question with an open mouth.

Adlai Stevenson (1900 - 1965)

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A Quote by Adlai Ewing Stevenson on hypocrisy, kindness, politicians, and speech

A hypocrite is the kind of politician who would cut down a redwood tree, then mount the stump and make a speech for conservation.

Adlai Stevenson (1900 - 1965)

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A Quote by Abraham Lincoln on america, anxiety, day, past, politicians, presidency, and world

Senator [Stephen] Douglas is of world-wide renown. All the anxious politicians of his party, or who have been of his party for years past, have been looking upon him as certainly, at no distant day, to be the President of the United States. They have seen in his round, jolly, fruitful face, post offices, land offices, marshalships, and cabinet appointments, chargeships and foreign missions, bursting and sprouting out in wonderful exuberance ready to be laid hold of by their greedy hands.

Abraham Lincoln (1809 - 1865)

Source: speech at Springfield, Illinois, July 17, 1858.

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A Quote by Abigail Smith Adams on friendship, husbands, lovers, politicians, and preachers

Deliver me from your cold, phlegmatic preachers, politicians, friends, lovers and husbands.

Abigail Adams (1744 - 1818)

Source: Letter to John Adams, March 31, 1776

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