Adlai Ewing Stevenson Quotes

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.

A hypocrite is the kind of politician who would cut down a redwood tree, then mount the stump and make a speech for conservation.

Falsity withered in her (Eleanor Roosevelt) presence. Hypocrisy left the room.

Understanding human needs is half the job of meeting them.

A diplomat’s life is made up of three ingredients: protocol, Geritol and alcohol.

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.

The Republican Party makes even its young men seem old; the Democratic Party makes even its old men seem young.

Do not… regard the critics as questionable patriots. What were Washington and Jefferson and Adams but profound critics of the colonial status quo?

Not only do you need the courage of your convictions. Sometimes you need the courage of your doubts.

Those who corrupt the public mind are just as evil as those who steal from the public.