The sound of tireless voices is the price we pay for the right to hear the music of our own opinions. But there is also, it seems to me, a moment at which democracy must prove its capacity to act. Every man has a right to be heard; but no man has the right to strangle democracy with a single set of vocal chords.

Adlai Stevenson (1900-1965) American diplomat, statesman
Speech, New York City (28 Aug 1952)
Added on 10-Aug-09 | Last updated 10-Aug-09
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