Life is a cement trampoline.
~ Howard Nordberg
Adlai Stevenson Quotes
Flattery is all right so long as you don't inhale.
That which seems the height of absurdity in one generation often becomes the height of wisdom in another.
The idea that you can merchandise candidates for high office like breakfast cereal - that you can gather votes like box tops - is... the ultimate indignity to the democratic process.
Man is a strange animal, he doesn't like to read the handwriting on the wall until his back is up against it.
My definition of a free society is a society where it is safe to be unpopular.
Nature is neutral. Man has wrested from nature the power to make the world a desert or to make the deserts bloom. There is no evil in the atom; only in men's souls.
The hardest thing about any political campaign is how to win without proving that you are unworthy of winning.
Man does not live by words alone, despite the fact that sometimes he has to eat them.
I offer my opponents a bargain: if they will stop telling lies about us, I will stop telling the truth about them.
Some of us worship in churches, some in synagogues, some on golf courses.
The sound of tireless voices is the price we pay for the right to hear the music of our own opinions.
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.
Do not... regard the critics as questionable patriots. What were Washington and Jefferson and Adams but profound critics of the colonial status quo?