Adlai Stevenson Quotes (173 quotes)




Adlai Stevenson
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Quoted in The Fine Art of Political Wit by Leon Harris (1964)
Adlai Stevenson
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Quoted in The Fine Art of Political Wit by Leon Harris (1964); this statement is derived from one by humorist Don Marquis.
Adlai Stevenson
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Quoted in The Fine Art of Political Wit by Leon Harris (1964); This statement has also been attributed to Elbert Hubbard
Adlai Stevenson
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As quoted in The New York Times Magazine (7 February 1965)
Adlai Stevenson
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As quoted in Portrait — Adlai E. Stevenson : Politician, Diplomat, Friend (1965) by Alden Whitman
Adlai Stevenson
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As quoted in The Stevenson Wit (1965) edited by Bill Adler
Adlai Stevenson
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As quoted in Bartlett's Unfamiliar Quotations (1971) by Leonard Louis Levinson, p. 237
Adlai Stevenson
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As quoted in Morrow's International Dictionary of Contemporary Quotations (1982) by Jonathon Green
Adlai Stevenson
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As quoted in Seeds of Peace : A Catalogue of Quotations (1986) by Jeanne Larson and Madge Micheels, p. 203


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Born: February 5, 1900

Died: July 14, 1965 (aged 65)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Politician

Bio: Adlai Ewing Stevenson II was an American politician and statesman, noted for his skill in debate and oratory; Governor of Illinois, he was twice an unsuccessful candidate for President of the United States running against Dwight D. Eisenhower. Under the John F. Kennedy administration, he served as United States Ambassador to the United Nations.

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