"We must recover the element of quality in our traditional pursuit of equality. We must not, in opening our schools to everyone, confuse the idea that all should have equal chance with the notion that all have equal endowments."
"I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character."Adlai E. Stevenson on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Before God we are all equally wise - and equally foolish."Adlai E. Stevenson on Albert Einstein
"I have a dream that one day on the red hills of Georgia, the sons of former slaves and the sons of former slave owners will be able to sit together at the table of brotherhood."Adlai E. Stevenson on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"The sweltering summer of the Negro's legitimate discontent will not pass until there is an invigorating autumn of freedom and equality."Adlai E. Stevenson on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal."Adlai E. Stevenson on Abraham Lincoln
"Peace is the one condition of survival in this nuclear age."
"Every age needs men who will redeem the time by living with a vision of the things that are to be."
"Man does not live by words alone, despite the fact that sometimes he has to eat them."
"Journalists do not live by words alone, although sometimes they have to eat them."
"A beauty is a woman you notice a charmer is one who notices you."