Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations. 1989.
Adlai Ewing Stevenson (190065)
Looking back, I am content. Win or lose, I have told you the truth as I see it. I have said what I meant and meant what I said. I have not done as well as I should like to have done, but I have done my best, frankly and forthrightly; no man can do more, and you are entitled to no less.
ADLAI E. STEVENSON, governor of Illinois, remarks on a radio and television broadcast summing up his presidential campaign on election eve, Chicago, Illinois, November 3, 1952.Major Campaign Speeches of Adlai E. Stevenson, 1952, p. 315 (1953).