Adlai Stevenson II Quote

Do you remember that in classical times when Cicero had finished speaking, the people said, "How well he spoke"; but when Demosthenes had finished speaking, they said, "Let us march."


Introducing John F. Kennedy in 1960, as quoted in Adlai Stevenson and The World: The Life of Adlai E. Stevenson (1977) by John Bartlow Martin, p. 549

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Do you remember that in classical times when Cicero had finished speaking, the people said, How well he spoke; but when Demosthenes had finished...

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Do you remember that in classical times when Cicero had finished speaking, the people said, How well he spoke; but when Demosthenes had finished...

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Do you remember that in classical times when Cicero had finished speaking, the people said, How well he spoke; but when Demosthenes had finished...

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Do you remember that in classical times when Cicero had finished speaking, the people said, How well he spoke; but when Demosthenes had finished...