Adlai E. Stevenson II

American lawyer, politician, and diplomat

Lived from: 1900-1965

Category: Politics

Quotes: Adlai E. Stevenson II

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    We travel together, passengers on a little spaceship, dependent on it's vulnerable reserves of air and soil, all committed, for our safety, to it's security and peace. Preserved from annihilation only by the care, the work and the love we give our fragile craft.
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    What a man knows at fifty that he did not know at twenty is for the most part incommunicable.
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    What do we mean by patriotism in the context of our times? I venture to suggest that what we mean is a sense of national responsibility... a patriotism which is not short, frenzied outbursts of emotion, but the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime.
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    You know, you really can't beat a household commodity - the ketchup bottle on the kitchen table.