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Things are more like they are now than they ever were before.

Dwight David Eisenhower

In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

You do not lead by hitting people over the head-that's assault, not leadership.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Humility must always be the portion of any man who receives acclaim earned in the blood of his followers and the sacrifices of his friends.

Dwight David Eisenhower

Don't join the book burners. Do not think you are going to conceal thoughts by concealing evidence that they ever existed.

Dwight David Eisenhower

An intellectual is a man who takes more words than necessary to tell more than he knows.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

I can think of nothing more boring for the American people than to have to sit in their living rooms for a whole half hour looking at my face on their television screens.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Though force can protect in emergency, only justice, fairness, consideration and co-operation can finally lead men to the dawn of eternal peace.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Listen, there is no courage or any extra courage that I know of to find out the right thing to do. Now, it is not only necessary to do the right thing, but to do it in the right way and the only problem you have is what is the right thing to do and what is the right way to do it. That is the problem. But this economy of ours is not so simple that it obeys to the opinion of bias or the pronouncements of any particular individual, even to the President. This is an economy that is made up of 173 million people and it reflects their desires, they're ready to buy, they're to spend, it is a thing that is too complex and too big to be affected adversely or advantageously just by a few words or any particular - say a little this and that, or even a panacea so alleged.

Dwight David Eisenhower

Things have never been more like the way they are today in history.

Dwight David Eisenhower

Only strength can cooperate. Weakness can only beg.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Plans are worthless, but planning is everything.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

There is nothing wrong with America that the faith, love of freedom, intelligence and energy of her citizens cannot cure.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

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.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

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.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

In the councils of government, we must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military industrial complex. The potential for the disastrous rise of misplaced power exists and will persist.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

When you are in any contest you should work as if there were - to the very last minute - a chance to lose it.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Before all else, we seek, upon our common labor as a nation, the blessings of Almighty God.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Farming looks mighty easy when your plow is a pencil, and you're a thousand miles from the corn field.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

May we, in our dealings with all the peoples of the earth, ever speak the truth and serve justice.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

I would rather try to persuade a man to go along, because once I have persuaded him he will stick. If I scare him, he will stay just as long as he is scared, and then he is gone.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Don't join the book burners. Don't think you're going to conceal faults by concealing evidence that they ever existed. Don't be afraid to go in your library and read every book...

Dwight D. Eisenhower

I hate war as only a soldier who has lived it can, only as one who has seen its brutality, its futility, its stupidity.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

I never saw a pessimistic general win a battle.

Dwight D. Eisenhower
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