Authors - Adlai Stevenson

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Quote 842by Anonymous on 08/01/2011

A free society is one where it is safe to be unpopular.
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    Quote 1036by Anonymous on 09/01/2011

    All progress has resulted from people who took unpopular positions.
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      Quote 1052by Anonymous on 09/01/2011

      When an American says that he loves his country, he means not only that he loves the New England hills, the prairies glistening in the sun, the wide and rising plains, the great mountains, and the sea. He means that he loves an inner air, an inner light in which freedom lives and in which a man can draw the breath of self-respect.
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        Quote 1076by Anonymous on 09/01/2011

        Nothing so dates a man as to decry the younger generation.
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          Quote 2209by Anonymous on 24/01/2011

          Patriotism is not short, frenzied outbursts of emotion, but the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime.
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            Quote 2248by Anonymous on 25/01/2011

            Freedom is not an ideal, it is not even a protection, if it means nothing more than freedom to stagnate, to live without dreams, to have no greater aim than a second car and another television set.
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              Quote 2332by Anonymous on 28/01/2011

              A politician is a statesman who approaches every question with an open mouth.
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                Quote 4293by Anonymous on 18/02/2011

                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.
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                  Quote 4318by Anonymous on 19/02/2011

                  In America, anyone can become president. That's one of the risks you take.
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                    Quote 4377by Anonymous on 20/02/2011

                    An editor is someone who separates the wheat from the chaff and then prints the chaff.
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