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Dwight David Eisenhower
American general and 34th President of USA
Lived 1890–1969

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“When you put on a uniform there are certain inhibitions that you accept.”
- General Dwight D. Eisenhower

“What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight – it’s the size of the fight in the dog”
- General Dwight D. Eisenhower, January 1958. Republican National Convention

“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.”
- General Dwight D. Eisenhower

“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.”
- General Dwight D. Eisenhower

“History does not long entrust the care of freedom to the weak or the timid.”
- General Dwight D. Eisenhower

“I hate war as only a soldier who has lived it can, only as one who has seen its brutality, its futility, its stupidity.”
- General Dwight D. Eisenhower

“I deplore the need or the use of troops anywhere to get American citizens to obey the orders of constituted courts.”
- General Dwight D. Eisenhower

“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.”
- General Dwight D. Eisenhower

“If the United Nations once admits that international disputes can be settled by using force, then we will have destroyed the foundation of the organization and our best hope of establishing a world order.”
- General Dwight D. Eisenhower

“Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.”
- General Dwight D. Eisenhower Quotes

“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.”
- General Dwight D. Eisenhower Quotes

“The sergeant is the Army.”
- General Dwight D. Eisenhower

“There is no victory at bargain basement prices.”
- General Dwight D. Eisenhower

“You don’t lead by hitting people over the head-that’s assault, not leadership.”
- General Dwight D. Eisenhower

“In this war, which was total in every sense of the word, we have seen many great changes in military science. It seems to me that not the least of these was the development of psychological warfare as a specific and effective weapon.”
- General Dwight D. Eisenhower Quotes

“The eyes of the world are upon you. The hopes and prayers of liberty-loving people everywhere march with you.”
- General Dwight D Eisenhower, address to his troops D-Day 1944

“Without a doubt, psychological warfare has proven its right to a place of dignity in our military arsenal.”
- General Dwight D. Eisenhower Quotes

I hate war as only a soldier who has lived it can, only as one who has seen its brutality, its futility, its stupidity.
- General Dwight D. Eisenhower Quotes

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

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