Alfred Emanuel Smith was an American politician who was elected Governor of New York four times and was the Democratic Party's candidate for President in 1928.
|Agitating the community and increasingly forcing itself upon our attention is the narcotic drug evil. I am convinced that part of the agitation on this subject is due to the sensationalism of certain types of newspapers and magazines. Lurid, sensational articles, intended to inflame the imagination of young people and to make the whole subject mysteriously and morbidly attractive, have led to the prevalence of a belief that the use of narcotic drugs is much more general than it really is.||Alcohol, Tobacco & Other Drugs|
|Calling the New York State Legislature “a circus” is inappropriate. Circus animals are very intelligent.||Humor ;Compliments, Insults & Rebukes ;Animals|
|Devote that intelligent mind of yours to the problems of the state||Management & Managing Government|
|I do not want any Catholic in the United States of America to vote for me on the 6th of November because I am a Catholic.||Voters, Voting & Elections|
|I never heard of these bulls and encyclicals and books.||Religion & God|
|The best way to kill anything un-American is to drag it out into the open; because anything un-American cannot live in the sunlight.||Politics, Politicians & Political Campaigning & Fund Raising|