Wisdom Lives in Words

Memorable Quotes by Al Smith

The American people never carry an umbrella. They prepare to walk in eternal sunshine.
Al Smith
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You take care of you and your family first. Then you go to your neighborhood, and then you spread it on out within the community.
Al Smith
It's not the voting that's democracy, it's the counting.
Al Smith
All the ills of democracy can be cured by more democracy.
Al Smith
No matter how thin you slice it, it's still baloney.
Al Smith
It is the right of our people to organize to oppose any law and any part of the Constitution with which they are not in sympathy.
Al Smith
No sane local official who has hung up an empty stocking over the municipal fireplace, is going to shoot Santa Claus just before a hard Christmas.
Al Smith
Be simple in words, manners, and gestures. Amuse as well as instruct. If you can make a man laugh, you can make him think and make him like and believe you.
Al Smith