Thought for the Day October 30, 2014: Adlai Stevenson

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Adlai Stevenson

Adlai Stevenson

A hypocrite is the kind of politician who would cut down a redwood tree, then mount the stump and make a speech for conservation. Adlai E. Stevenson (thanks to

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. Adlai E. Stevenson (thanks to

An editor is someone who separates the wheat from the chaff and then prints the chaff. Adlai E. Stevenson (thanks to

If the Republicans will stop telling lies about the Democrats, we will stop telling the truth about them. Adlai E. Stevenson (thanks to

We can chart our future clearly and wisely only when we know the path which has led to the present. Adlai E. Stevenson (thanks to

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. Adlai E. Stevenson (thanks to

There was a time when a fool and his money were soon parted, but now it happens to everybody.
Adlai E. Stevenson (thanks to

Of all the politicians that ran for President of the United States, Adlai Stevenson was the most elegant speaker. I loved to hear him talk but I knew that he would never win the presidency because his intelligence overshadowed many people. The American people want a person who talks plainly to them and does not use big words. President Eisenhower was also such a man but he was a war hero and that carried him to the White House.

President Bush II was the anti-thesis of Adlai Stevenson.

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