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Dwight D. Eisenhower
October 14, 1890 - March 28, 1969
Nationality: American
Category: President
Subcategory: American President

I deplore the need or the use of troops anywhere to get American citizens to obey the orders of constituted courts.


'Worry' is a word that I don't allow myself to use.


I have found out in later years that we were very poor, but the glory of America is that we didn't know it then.


Only Americans can hurt America.


Some years ago I became president of Columbia University and learned within 24 hours to be ready to speak at the drop of a hat, and I learned something more, the trustees were expected to be ready to speak at the passing of the hat.


Our forces saved the remnants of the Jewish people of Europe for a new life and a new hope in the reborn land of Israel. Along with all men of good will, I salute the young state and wish it well.


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.


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


The best morale exist when you never hear the word mentioned. When you hear a lot of talk about it, it's usually lousy.


The history of free men is never really written by chance but by choice; their choice!


May we never confuse honest dissent with disloyal subversion.


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.


From behind the Iron Curtain, there are signs that tyranny is in trouble and reminders that its structure is as brittle as its surface is hard.


How far you can go without destroying from within what you are trying to defend from without?


When you put on a uniform, there are certain inhibitions that you accept.


Don't think you are going to conceal thoughts by concealing evidence that they ever existed.


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


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


Any man who wants to be president is either an egomaniac or crazy.

    Topics: Politics

Together we must learn how to compose differences, not with arms, but with intellect and decent purpose.


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