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A free society is a society where it is safe to be unpopular.
Society
Adlai E. Stevenson

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A hungry man is not a free man.
Freedom
Adlai E. Stevenson

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A politician is a statesman who approaches every question with an open mouth.
Politicians and Politics
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A wise man who stands firm is a statesman, a foolish man who stands firm is a catastrophe.
Firmness
Adlai E. Stevenson

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Accuracy is to a newspaper what virtue is to a lady, but a newspaper can always print a retraction.
Accuracy
Adlai E. Stevenson

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All progress has resulted from people who took unpopular positions.
Progress
Adlai E. Stevenson

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Change is inevitable. Change for the better is a full-time job.
Change
Adlai E. Stevenson

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

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

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Flattery is all right if you don't inhale.
Flattery
Adlai E. Stevenson

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Golf is a fine relief from the tensions of office, but we are a little tired of holding the bag.
Golf
Adlai E. Stevenson

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I sometimes marvel at the extraordinary docility with which Americans submit to speeches.
Speakers and Speaking
Adlai E. Stevenson

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I would rather be guilty of talking over a person's head than behind his back.
Speakers and Speaking
Adlai E. Stevenson

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In America, anybody can be president. That's one of the risks you take.
President
Adlai E. Stevenson

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It is always easier to fight for one's principles than to live up to them.
Principles
Adlai E. Stevenson

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It is not the years in your life but the life in your years that counts!
Life and Living
Adlai E. Stevenson

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Laws are never as effective as habits.
Habit
Adlai E. Stevenson

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Man does not live by words alone, despite the fact that sometimes he has to eat them.
Words
Adlai E. Stevenson

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

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Nothing so dates a man as to decry the younger generation.
Generations
Adlai E. Stevenson

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On this shrunken globe, men can no longer live as strangers.
Brotherhood
Adlai E. Stevenson

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

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Power corrupts, but lack of power corrupts absolutely.
Power
Adlai E. Stevenson

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Some people approach every problem with an open mouth.
Speakers and Speaking
Adlai E. Stevenson

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The first principle of a free society is an untrammeled flow of words in an open forum.
Freedom of Speech
Adlai E. Stevenson

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