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Adlai E. Stevenson



    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.

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    A beauty is a woman you notice; a charmer is one who notices you.

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    Patriotism is not short, frenzied outbursts of emotion, but the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime.

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    A free society is one where it is safe to be unpopular.

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    The first principle of a free society is an untrammeled flow of words in an open forum.

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    It is not the years in your life but the life in your years that counts

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    Every age needs men who will redeem the time by living with a vision of the things that are to be.

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