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Dwight Eisenhower

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"I thought it completely absurd to mention my name in the same breath as the Presidency." Politics 5.0 avg (1 votes)
"The eyes of the world are upon you. The hopes and prayers of liberty-loving people everywhere march with you." Miscellaneous 4.9 avg (14 votes)
"Farming looks mighty easy when your plow is a pencil and you're a thousand miles from the corn field." Work 4.9 avg (11 votes)
"Though force can protect in emergency, only justice, fairness, consideration and cooperation can finally lead men to the dawn of eternal peace." War & Peace 4.9 avg (8 votes)
"Neither a wise man nor a brave man lies down on the tracks of history to wait for the train of the future to run over him." Time 4.9 avg (7 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)
"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 their way and let them have it." War & Peace 4.8 avg (6 votes)
"I hate war as only a soldier who has lived it can, only as one who has seen its brutality, its futility, its stupidity." War & Peace 4.8 avg (11 votes)
"When you appeal to force, there's one thing you must never do - lose." War & Peace 4.8 avg (5 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)
"Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired, signifies in the final sense a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed." War & Peace 4.8 avg (47 votes)
"The supreme quality for leadership is unquestionable integrity. Without it, no real success is possible, no matter whether it is on a section gang, a football field, in an army, or in an office." Leadership 4.8 avg (8 votes)
"The history of free men is never really written by chance but by choice -- their choice." Freedom 4.7 avg (3 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)
"If men can develop weapons that are so terrifying as to make the thought of global war include almost a sentence for suicide, you would think that man's intelligence and his comprehension... would include also his ability to find a peaceful solution." War & Peace 4.7 avg (3 votes)
"Politics is a profession; a serious, complicated and, in its true sense, a noble one." Politics 4.7 avg (3 votes)
"Speeches are for the younger men who are going places. And I'm not going anyplace except six feet under the floor of that little chapel adjoining the museum and library at Abilene." Miscellaneous 4.7 avg (3 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)
"The only way to win World War III is to prevent it." War & Peace 4.7 avg (26 votes)
"History does not long entrust the care of freedom to the weak or the timid." Freedom 4.6 avg (19 votes)

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