Adlai Ewing Stevenson Quotes

Our nation stands at a fork in the political road. In one direction lies a land of slander and scare; the land of sly innuendo, the poison pen, the anonymous phone call and hustling, pushing, shoving; the land of smash and grab and anything to win. This is Nixonland. But I say to you that […]

In the tragic days of Mussolini, the trains in Italy ran on time as never before and I am told in their way, their horrible way, that the Nazi concentration-camp system in Germany was a model of horrible efficiency. The really basic thing in government is policy. Bad administration, to be sure, can destroy good […]

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

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

To strike freedom of the mind with the fist of patriotism is an old and ugly subtlety.

The sound of tireless voices is the price we pay for the right to hear the music of our own opinions.

Man has wrested from nature the power to make the world a desert or to make the deserts bloom. There is no evil in the atom; only in men’s souls.

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

The free press is the mother of all our liberties and of our progress under liberty.

I am considerably concerned when I see the extent to which we are developing a one-party press in a two-party country.