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Dwight Eisenhower

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"Few women, I fear, have had such reason as I have to think the long sad years of youth were worth living for the sake of middle age." Age 4.0 avg (1 votes)
"I have one yardstick by which I test every major problem-and that yardstick is: Is it good for America?" America 4.7 avg (3 votes)
"I deplore the need or the use of troops anywhere to get American citizens to obey the orders of constituted courts." America, War & Peace 4.0 avg (4 votes)
"Only Americans can hurt America." America 4.6 avg (9 votes)
"An intellectual is a man who takes more words than necessary to tell more than he knows." Clever Jabs, Intelligence 4.4 avg (5 votes)
"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." Comedy 3.4 avg (5 votes)
"The history of free men is never really written by chance but by choice -- their choice." Freedom 4.7 avg (3 votes)
"A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both." Freedom 4.3 avg (15 votes)
"History does not long entrust the care of freedom to the weak or the timid." Freedom 4.6 avg (19 votes)
"If you want total security, go to prison. There you're fed, clothed, given medical care and so on. The only thing lacking... is freedom." Freedom 4.8 avg (30 votes)
"From this day forward, the millions of our schoolchildren will daily proclaim in every city and town, every village and rural schoolhouse, the dedication of our nation and our people to the Almighty." God 3.7 avg (9 votes)
"In the counsels 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. We must never let the weight of this combination endanger our liberties or democratic processes." Government 4.6 avg (12 votes)
"In the councils of government, we must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military-industrial complex." Government 4.7 avg (6 votes)
"Every step we take towards making the State our Caretaker of our lives, by that much we move toward making the State our Master." Government 4.9 avg (7 votes)
"Don't join the book burners. Do not think you are going to conceal thoughts by concealing evidence that they ever existed." Ideas 4.2 avg (5 votes)
"The world moves, and ideas that were good once are not always good." Ideas 3.8 avg (6 votes)
"Peace and justice are two sides of the same coin." Justice, War & Peace 4.2 avg (12 votes)
"A sense of humor is part of the art of leadership, of getting along with people, of getting things done." Leadership, Risk 4.3 avg (6 votes)
"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." Leadership 4.0 avg (2 votes)
"Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it." Leadership 4.3 avg (15 votes)

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