Dwight D. Eisenhower

US general & Republican politician (1890 - 1969)

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Before all else, we seek, upon our common labor as a nation, the blessings of Almighty God.Rate it:
Don't join the book burners. Do not think you are going to conceal thoughts by concealing evidence that they ever existed.Rate it:
Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired in the final analysis, is a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, who are cold and not clothed.Rate it:
Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired, represents, in the final analysis, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, who are cold and are not clothed. This world in arms is not spending money alone. It is spending the sweat of its laborers, the genius of its scientists, the hopes of its children.Rate it:
I believe that for the past twenty years there has been a creeping socialism spreading in the United States.Rate it:
I have found out in later years that my family was very poor, but the glory of America is that we didn't know it. -- On his childhoodRate it:
I never saw a pessimistic general win a battle.Rate it:
In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.Rate it:
May we never confuse honest dissent with disloyal subversion.Rate it:
Motivation is the art of getting people to do what you want them to do because they want to do it.Rate it:
On that day let us solemnly remember the sacrifices of all those who fought so valiantly, on the seas, in the air, and on foreign shores, to preserve our heritage of freedom, and let us reconsecrate ourselves to the task of promoting an enduring peace so that all their efforts shall not have been in vain.Rate it:
Only strength can cooperate. Weakness can only beg.Rate it:
Some people wanted champagne and caviar when they should have had beer and hot dogs.Rate it:
The problem in defense is how far you can go without destroying from within what you are trying to defend from without.Rate it:
We have heard much of the phrase, peace and friendship. This phrase, in expressing the aspiration of America, is not complete. We should say instead, peace and friendship, in freedom. This, I think, is America's real message to the rest of the world.Rate it:
We merely want to live in peace with all the world, to trade with them, to commune with them, to learn from their culture as they may learn from ours, so that the products of our toil may be used for our schools and our roads and our churches and not for guns and planes and tanks and ships of war.Rate it:

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