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Top 5 quotes from Adlai Stevenson
"Nothing so dates a man as to decry the younger generation."
"A politician is a statesman who approaches every question with an open mouth."
"Patriotism is not short, frenzied outbursts of emotion, but the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime."
"An editor is someone who separates the wheat from the chaff and then prints the chaff."
"A free society is one where it is safe to be unpopular."
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"Everything in the world may be endured except continued prosperity."
"Man has almost constant occasion for the help of his brethren, and it is in vain for him to expect it from their benevolence only."
"Every individual...generally, indeed, neither intends to promote the public interest, nor knows how much he is promoting it. By preferring the support of domestic to that of foreign industry he intends only his own security; and by directing that industry in such a manner as its produce may be of the greatest value, he intends only his own gain, and he is in this, as in many other cases, led by an invisible hand to promote an end which was no part of his intention."
"My second favorite household chore is ironing. My first being hitting my head on the top bunk bed until I faint."
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