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Adlai Stevenson
(1900-1965) born on
Feb 05
US diplomat, politician, lawyer. He was the democratic presidential candidate in 1952 and 1956, and U.N. ambassador, 1961-65.
         
   
F
If we value the pursuit of knowledge, we must be free to follow wherever that search may lead us. The free mind is no barking dog to be tethered on a 10-foot chain.

R
In quiet places, reason abounds.
A
All progress has resulted from people who took unpopular positions.
N
There are no gains without pains.
K
It's easier to fight for one's principles than to live up to them.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
R: "The Wit and Wisdom of Adlai Stevenson."
A: In "The World's Best Thoughts on Life & Living," compiled by Eugene Raudsepp, 1981.
N: Speech, Chicago, 26 Jul 1952.
K: In "Webster's NewWorld Best Book of Aphorisms," by Auriel Douglas, 1989.
   


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