Adlai Stevenson Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Adlai Stevenson quotes, Adlai Stevenson sayings, and Adlai Stevenson proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

It is often easier to fight for your principles than to live up to them. Adlai Stevenson
The sound of tireless voices is the price we pay for the right to hear the music of our own opinions. Adlai Stevenson
America is much more than a geographical fact. It is a political and moral fact - the first community in which men set out in principle to institutionalize freedom, responsible government, and human equality. Adlai Stevenson
America is much more than a geographical fact. It is a political and moral fact ? the first community in which men set out in principle to institutionalize freedom, responsible government, and human equality Adlai Stevenson
All progress has resulted from people who took unpopular positions. Adlai Stevenson
Peace is the one condition of survival in this nuclear age. Adlai Stevenson
When you leave here, don't forget why you came. Adlai Stevenson
Patriotism is not short, frenzied outbursts of emotion, but the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime. Adlai Stevenson
It is not the years in your life but the life in your years that counts. Adlai Stevenson
The United Nations is like a spade; it is not self-operating. It is what we make of it, for purposes that we can find in common with our neighbors in the world. Adlai Stevenson
The whole basis of the United Nations is the right of all nations—great or small—to have weight, to have a vote, to be attended to, to be a part of the twentieth century. Adlai Stevenson
I offer my opponents a bargain: if they will stop telling falsehood about us, I will stop telling the truth about them. Adlai Stevenson
She would rather light a candle than curse the darkness and her glow has warmed the world. Adlai Stevenson
If they will stop telling lies about us, we will stop telling the truth about them. Adlai Stevenson
It reminds me of the small boy who jumbled his biblical quotations and said: A lie is an abomination unto the Lord, and a very present help in trouble.' Adlai Stevenson
My definition of a free society is a society where it is safe to be unpopular. Adlai Stevenson
Newspaper editors are men who separate the wheat from the chaff and then print the chaff. Adlai Stevenson