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Adlai E. Stevenson Jr. Facts

Adlai Ewing Stevenson II was an American politician and diplomat, noted for his intellectual demeanor, eloquent public speaking, and promotion of progressive causes in the Democratic Party. He served as the 31st Governor of Illinois, and received the Democratic Party's nomination for president in 1952 even though he had not campaigned in the primaries. (1900 – 1965)

Quotes by Adlai E. Stevenson Jr.

A beauty is a woman you notice; a charmer is one who notices you.
Adlai E. Stevenson Jr.

All progress has resulted from people who took unpopular positions
Adlai E. Stevenson Jr.

It is not the years in your life but the life in your years that counts
Adlai E. Stevenson Jr.

My definition of a free society is a society where it is safe to be. unpopular.
Adlai E. Stevenson Jr.

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