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ADLAI E. STEVENSON
American politician
(1900 - 1965)
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A beauty is a woman you notice; a charmer is one who notices you.
      - [Beauty]

A free society is a society where it is safe to be unpopular.
      - [Popularity]

A hungry man is not a free man.
      - [Freedom]

A politician is a statesman who approaches every question with an open mouth.
      - [Politicians]

Accuracy is to a newspaper what virtue is to a lady, but a newspaper can always print a retraction.
      - [Accuracy]

Adulation is all right if you don't inhale.
      - [Adulation]

An editor is one who separates the wheat from the chaff and prints the chaff.
      - [Journalism]

As citizens of this democracy, you are the rulers and the ruled, the law-givers and the law-abiding, the beginning and the end.
      - [Democracy]

Bad administration, to be sure, can destroy good policy; but good administration can never save bad policy.
      - [Administration]

Carelessness about our security is dangerous; carelessness about our freedom is also dangerous.
      - [Carelessness]

Communism is the corruption of a dream of justice.
      - [Communism]

Flattery is all right if you don't inhale.
      - [Flattery]

Freedom is not an ideal, it is not even a protection, if it means nothing more than the freedom to stagnate.
      - [Freedom]

Freedom rings where opinions clash.
      - [Freedom]

He who slings mud generally loses ground.
      - [Slander]

I venture to suggest that patriotism is not a short and frenzied outburst of emotion but the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime.
      - [Patriotism]

Ignorance is stubborn and prejudice is hard.
      - [Ignorance : Prejudice]

In America, anybody can be president. That's one of the risks you take.
      - [Presidency]

In quiet places, reason abounds.
      - [Quiet]

It is often easier to fight for one's principles than to live up to them.
      - [Principles]

Journalists do not live by words alone, although sometimes they have to eat them.
      - [Journalists]

Man does not live by words alone, despite the fact that sometimes he has to eat them.
      - [Words]

On this shrunken globe, men can no longer live as strangers.
      - [Strangers]

Peace is the one condition of survival in this nuclear age.
      - [Peace]

The free press is the mother of all our liberties and of our progress under liberty.
      - [Newspapers]


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