Adlai E. Stevenson 2

Peace is the one condition of survival in this nuclear age.
Adlai E. Stevenson

Nature is indifferent to the survival of the human species, including Americans.
Adlai E. Stevenson

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

Those who corrupt the public mind are just as evil as those who steal from the public purse.
Adlai E. Stevenson

We mean by ‘politics’ the people’s business – the most important business there is.
Adlai E. Stevenson

The whole basis of the United Nations is the right of all nations – great or small – to have weight, to have a vote, to be attended to, to be a part of the twentieth century.
Adlai E. Stevenson

Every age needs men who will redeem the time by living with a vision of the things that are to be.
Adlai E. Stevenson

Communism is the corruption of a dream of justice.
Adlai E. Stevenson

Communism is the death of the soul. It is the organization of total conformity – in short, of tyranny – and it is committed to making tyranny universal.
Adlai E. Stevenson

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

Ignorance is stubborn and prejudice is hard.
Adlai E. Stevenson

In quiet places, reason abounds.
Adlai E. Stevenson

Freedom rings where opinions clash.
Adlai E. Stevenson

You can tell the size of a man by the size of the thing that makes him mad.
Adlai E. Stevenson

Journalists do not live by words alone, although sometimes they have to eat them.
Adlai E. Stevenson

There is a spiritual hunger in the world today – and it cannot be satisfied by better cars on longer credit terms.
Adlai E. Stevenson

As citizens of this democracy, you are the rulers and the ruled, the law-givers and the law-abiding, the beginning and the end.
Adlai E. Stevenson

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

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