Dwight Eisenhower

1890 - 1969

A Quote by General Dwight David Eisenhower on defense, problems, and trying

The problem in defense is how far you can go without destroying from within what you are trying to defend from without.

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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A Quote by General Dwight David Eisenhower on age, contentment, country, family, freedom, happiness, individuality, knowledge, satisfaction, science, and spirituality

More than ever before, in our country, this is the age of the individual. Endowed with the accumulated knowledge of centuries, armed with all the instruments of modern science, he is still assured personal freedom and wide avenues of expression so that he may win for himself, his family and his country greater material comfort, ease and happiness; greater spiritual satisfaction and contentment.

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A Quote by General Dwight David Eisenhower on words

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

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A Quote by General Dwight David Eisenhower on cooperation, dawn, eternity, force, justice, men, and peace

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

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.

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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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