Quotation Explorer - 'Adlai E. Stevenson Jr'

If we value the pursuit of knowledge, we must be free to follow wherever that search may lead us. The free mind is no barking dog to be tethered on a ten-foot chain. - Adlai E. Stevenson Jr.
My definition of a free society is where it's safe to be unpopular. - Adlai E. Stevenson Jr.
I have been thinking that I would make a proposition to my Republican friends... that if they will stop telling lies about the Democrats, we will stop telling the truth about them. - Adlai E. Stevenson Jr.
If we value the pursuit of knowledge, we must be free to follow wherever that search may lead us. The free mind is not a barking dog, to be tethered on a ten-foot chain. - Adlai E. Stevenson Jr.
It is often easier to fight for one's principles that to live up to them. - Adlai E. Stevenson Jr.
Newpaper editors are men who separate the wheat from the chaff, and then print the chaff. - Adlai E. Stevenson Jr.
I don't mind a little praise - as long as it's fulsome. - Adlai E. Stevenson Jr.
Self-criticism is the secret weapon of democracy, and candor and confession are good for the public soul - Adlai E. Stevenson Jr.
The hardest thing about any political campaign is how to win without proving that you are unworthy of winning. - Adlai E. Stevenson Jr.
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 - Adlai E. Stevenson Jr.
Man does not live by words alone, despite the fact that he sometimes has to eat them. - Adlai E. Stevenson Jr.
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. - Adlai E. Stevenson Jr.
I sometimes marvel at the extraordinary docility with which americans submit to speeches. - Adlai E. Stevenson Jr.
What counts now is not just what we are against, but what we are for. Who leads us is less important than what leads us-what convictions, what courage, what faith-win or lose. A man doesn't save a century, or a civilization, but a militant party wedded to a principal can. - Adlai E. Stevenson Jr.
A free society is one where it is safe to be unpopular. - Adlai E. Stevenson Jr.
Words calculated to catch everyone may catch no one. - Adlai E. Stevenson Jr.
A free society is a place where it's safe to be unpopular. - Adlai E. Stevenson Jr.
Let us talk sense to the American people. Let us tell them the truth, that there are no gains without pains. - Adlai E. Stevenson Jr.
When you sling mud, you lose ground. - Adlai E. Stevenson Jr.
Public confidence in the integrity of the Government is indispensable to faith in democracy; and when we lose faith in the system, we have lost faith in everything we fight and spend for. - Adlai E. Stevenson Jr.
Patriotism is not a short outburst of emotion, but is the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime. - Adlai E. Stevenson Jr.
In America any boy may become President and I suppose it's just one of the risks he takes. - Adlai E. Stevenson Jr.
Man does not live by words alone, despite the fact that sometimes he has to eat them. - Adlai E. Stevenson Jr.
Understanding human needs is half the job of meeting them. - Adlai E. Stevenson Jr.
There is a New America every morning when we wake up. It is upon us whether we will it or not. - Adlai E. Stevenson Jr.
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