Dwight Eisenhower

1890 - 1969

A Quote by General Dwight David Eisenhower on action, defeat, guidance, peace, support, truth, and unity

Through unity of action we can be a veritable colossus in support of peace. No one can defeat us unless we first defeat ourselves. Every one of us must be guided by this truth.

Dwight Eisenhower (1890 - 1969)

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A Quote by General Dwight David Eisenhower on conservatism, liberals, and people

I despise all adjectives that try to describe people as liberal of conservative, rightist or leftist, as long as they stay in the useful part of the road.

Dwight Eisenhower (1890 - 1969)

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A Quote by General Dwight David Eisenhower on art and leadership

Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.

Dwight Eisenhower (1890 - 1969)

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A Quote by General Dwight David Eisenhower on laws and life

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The clearest way to show what the rule of law means to us in everyday life is to recall what has happened when there is no rule of law.

Dwight Eisenhower (1890 - 1969)

Source: an address on the first observance of Law Day, 5/5/58

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A Quote by General Dwight David Eisenhower on leadership and people

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

Dwight Eisenhower (1890 - 1969)

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A Quote by General Dwight David Eisenhower on jobs and leadership

The most terrible job in warfare is to be a second lieutenant leading a platoon when you are on the battlefield.

Dwight Eisenhower (1890 - 1969)

Source: 3/17/1954

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A Quote by General Dwight David Eisenhower

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

Dwight Eisenhower (1890 - 1969)

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A Quote by General Dwight David Eisenhower on belief, government, peace, and people

I like to believe that people in the long run are going to do more to promote peace than our governments. Indeed, I think that people want peace so much that one of these days governments had better get out of the way and let them have it.

Dwight Eisenhower (1890 - 1969)

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A Quote by General Dwight David Eisenhower on america, heart, hope, and world

Whatever America hopes to bring to pass in the world must first come to pass in the heart of America.

Dwight Eisenhower (1890 - 1969)

Source: Inaugural address, January 20, 1953

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A Quote by General Dwight David Eisenhower on acceptance, america, confusion, dissent, honesty, men, men and women, spirit, and women

Here in America we are descended in blood and in spirit from revolutionist and rebel men and women who dare to disssent from accepted doctrine. As their heirs, may we never confuse honest dissent with disloyal subversion.

Dwight Eisenhower (1890 - 1969)

Source: Address, May 31, 1954

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