Adlai E. Stevenson
Peace is the one condition of survival in this nuclear age.
We must recover the element of quality in our traditional pursuit of equality. We must not, in opening our schools to everyone, confuse the idea that all should have equal chance with the notion that all have equal endowments.
We mean by ‘politics’ the people’s business – the most important business there is.
You know, you really can’t beat a household commodity – the ketchup bottle on the kitchen table.
The time to stop a revolution is at the beginning, not the end.
A politician is a statesman who approaches every question with an open mouth.
Man does not live by words alone, despite the fact that sometimes he has to eat them.
An Independent is someone who wants to take the politics out of politics.
What a man knows at fifty that he did not know at twenty is for the most part incommunicable.
Journalists do not live by words alone, although sometimes they have to eat them.
All progress has resulted from people who took unpopular positions.
There is a spiritual hunger in the world today – and it cannot be satisfied by better cars on longer credit terms.
Newspaper editors are men who separate the wheat from the chaff, and then print the chaff.
In quiet places, reason abounds.
Law is not a profession at all, but rather a business service station and repair shop.