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Wednesday, November 03, 2004

Adlai QOTD

Adlai Stevenson said it all when, at an event during the 1956 Presidential campaign, a woman shouted, "You have the vote of every thinking person!" Stevenson shouted back, "That's not enough, madam, we need a majority!"

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Posted by Marie at November 3, 2004 3:43 PM


Boy, I was thinking of another Stevenson quote today. After losing in 1952, he recalled something Lincoln was reputed to have said after losing an election: "He said that he felt “like the boy that stumped his toe,—‘it hurt too bad to laugh, and he was too big to cry.’”

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Posted by: Dan at November 4, 2004 12:42 AM