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It's hard to lead a cavalry charge if you think you look funny on a horse.
To act coolly, intelligently and prudently in perilous circumstances is the test of a man - and also a nation.
I venture to suggest that patriotism is not a short and frenzied outburst of emotion, but the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime.
That which seems the height of absurdity in one generation often becomes the height of wisdom in another.
Every age needs men who will redeem the time by living with a vision of the things that are to be.
I believe in the forgiveness of sin and the redemption of ignorance.
Nature is neutral.
The first principle of a free society is an untrammeled flow of words in an open forum."(Adlai E. Stevenson, 1900-1965, American Lawyer, Politician)
It is often easier to fight for one’s principles than it is to live up to them.
I believe that if we really want human brotherhood to spread and increase until it makes life safe and sane, we must also be certain that there is no one true faith or path by which it may spread.
Do you know the difference between a beautiful woman and a charming one? A beauty is a woman you notice, a charmer is one who notices you.
My definition of a free society is a society where it is safe to be unpopular.
Change is inevitable. Change for the better is a full-time job.
The first principle of a free society is an untrammeled flow of words in an open forum.
On this shrunken globe, men can no longer live as strangers.
If the Republicans will stop telling lies about the Democrats, we will stop telling the truth about them.
Man does not live by words alone, despite the fact that sometimes he has to eat them.
There is a spiritual hunger in the world today - and it cannot be satisfied by better cars on longer credit terms.
In America, anybody can be president.That's one of the risks you take.
After four years at the United Nations I sometimes yearn for the peace and tranquility of a political convention.
Speaking as a Christian, I find the Apostle Paul appealing and the apostle Peale appalling.
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.
A hypocrite is the kind of politician who would cut down a redwood tree, then mount the stump and make a speech for conservation.
In America, anyone can become president. That's one of the risks you take.
Communism is the death of the soul. It is the organization of total conformity - in short, of tyranny - and it is committed to making tyranny universal.
A beauty is a woman you notice a charmer is one who notices you.
There was a time when a fool and his money were soon parted, but now it happens to everybody.
I offer my opponents a bargain: if they will stop telling lies about us, I will stop telling the truth about them
The idea that you can merchandise candidates for high office like breakfast cereal - that you can gather votes like box tops - is, I think, the ultimate indignity to the democratic process.
Freedom rings where opinions clash.
An Independent is someone who wants to take the politics out of politics.
We can chart our future clearly and wisely only when we know the path which has led to the present.