Adlai E. Stevenson 1

An editor is someone who separates the wheat from the chaff and then prints the chaff.
Adlai E. Stevenson

To act coolly, intelligently and prudently in perilous circumstances is the test of a man – and also a nation.
Adlai E. Stevenson

Nixon is finding out there are no tails on an Eisenhower jacket.
Adlai E. Stevenson

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.
Adlai E. Stevenson

You know, you really can’t beat a household commodity – the ketchup bottle on the kitchen table.
Adlai E. Stevenson

I don’t want to send them to jail. I want to send them to school.
Adlai E. Stevenson

After four years at the United Nations I sometimes yearn for the peace and tranquility of a political convention.
Adlai E. Stevenson

Law is not a profession at all, but rather a business service station and repair shop.
Adlai E. Stevenson

Man does not live by words alone, despite the fact that sometimes he has to eat them.
Adlai E. Stevenson

The relationship of the toastmaster to speaker should be the same as that of the fan to the fan dancer. It should call attention to the subject without making any particular effort to cover it.
Adlai E. Stevenson

We have confused the free with the free and easy.
Adlai E. Stevenson

I think that one of the most fundamental responsibilities is to give testimony in a court of law, to give it honestly and willingly.
Adlai E. Stevenson

All progress has resulted from people who took unpopular positions.
Adlai E. Stevenson

Some people approach every problem with an open mouth.
Adlai E. Stevenson

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

On this shrunken globe, men can no longer live as strangers.
Adlai E. Stevenson

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

An Independent is someone who wants to take the politics out of politics.
Adlai E. Stevenson

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.
Adlai E. Stevenson

He who slings mud generally loses ground.
Adlai E. Stevenson

A hungry man is not a free man.
Adlai E. Stevenson

A beauty is a woman you notice; a charmer is one who notices you.
Adlai E. Stevenson

Newspaper editors are men who separate the wheat from the chaff, and then print the chaff.
Adlai E. Stevenson

What a man knows at fifty that he did not know at twenty is for the most part incommunicable.
Adlai E. Stevenson

The human race has improved everything, but the human race.
Adlai E. Stevenson

Nothing so dates a man as to decry the younger generation.
Adlai E. Stevenson

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