Following are some Adlai E. Stevenson quotes which we have in our database of Quotes of Adlai E. Stevenson.
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.
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.
I'm not an old, experienced hand at politics. But I am now seasoned enough to have learned that the hardest thing about any political campaign is how to win without proving that you are unworthy of winning.
Your days are short here; this is the last of your springs. And now in the serenity and quiet of this lovely place, touch the depths of truth, feel the hem of Heaven. You will go away with old, good friends. And don't forget when you leave why you ca
A hypocrite is the kind of politician who would cut down a redwood tree, then mount the stump and make a speech for conservation.
After four years at the United Nations I sometimes yearn for the peace and tranquility of a political convention.
It will be helpful in our mutual objective to allow every man in America to look his neighbor in the face and see a man-not a color.
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.
The journey of a thousand leagues begins with a single step. So we must never neglect any work of peace within our reach, however small.
The hardest thing about any political campaign is how to win without proving that you are unworthy of winning.
On the plains of hesitation lie the blackened bones of countless millions who at the dawn of victory lay down to rest, and in resting died.
We travel together, passengers on a little spaceship, dependent on its vulnerable reserves of air and soil, all committed, for our safety, to its security and peace. Preserved from annihilation only by the care, the work and the love we give our fragile c
To act coolly, intelligently and prudently in perilous circumstances is the test of a man - and also a nation.
Man is a strange animal. He generally cannot read the handwriting on the wall until his back is up against it.
As citizens of this democracy, you are the rulers and the ruled, the law-givers and the law-abiding, the beginning and the end.
If the Republicans will stop telling lies about the Democrats, we will stop telling the truth about them.
The best reason I can think of for not running for President of the United States is that you have to shave twice a day.
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.
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.
There is a spiritual hunger in the world today - and it cannot be satisfied by better cars on longer credit terms.
We must recover the element of quality in our traditional pursuit of equality. We must not, in opening our schools to everyone, confuse the idea that all should have equal chance with the notion that all have equal endowments.
The relationship of the toastmaster to speaker should be the same as that of the fan to the fan dancer. It should call attention to the subject without making any particular effort to cover it.
I think that one of the most fundamental responsibilities is to give testimony in a court of law, to give it honestly and willingly.
I have tried to talk about the issues in this campaign… and this has sometimes been a lonely road, because I never meet anybody coming the other way.
That which seems the height of absurdity in one generation often becomes the height of wisdom in another.
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.