More From Adlai E. Stevenson
- "I believe in the forgiveness of sin and the redemption of ignorance."
- "Patriotism is not a short and frenzied outburst of emotion but the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime."
- "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."
More In Wisdom
- "To suppose more than one supreme Source of infinite wisdom, power, and all perfections, is to assert that there is no supreme Being in existence."― Adam Clarke
- "After a gig I always head back to the hotel, remembering granny’s words of wisdom. I cancel the late-night pizza and watch the Jonathan Ross show instead."― Jimmy Carr
- "It is astonishing with how little wisdom mankind can be governed, when that little wisdom is its own."― William Ralph Inge