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Dwight Eisenhower
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Dwight Eisenhower

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"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)
"You do not lead by hitting people over the head that's assault, not leadership." Leadership 4.6 avg (19 votes)
"I despise people who go to the gutter on either the right or the left and hurl rocks at those in the center." Politics 4.6 avg (9 votes)
"Only Americans can hurt America." America 4.6 avg (9 votes)
"When you are in any contest you should work as if there were, to the very last minute, a chance to lose it." Success 4.5 avg (2 votes)
"Do not needlessly endanger your lives until I give you the signal." War & Peace 4.5 avg (4 votes)
"Things are more like they are today than they have ever been before." Miscellaneous 4.4 avg (7 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)
"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)
"A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both." Freedom 4.3 avg (15 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)
"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)
"Peace and justice are two sides of the same coin." Justice, War & Peace 4.2 avg (12 votes)
"We are going to have peace even if we have to fight for it." War & Peace 4.1 avg (7 votes)
"There is no glory in battle worth the blood it costs." War & Peace 4.1 avg (9 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)
"Any man who wants to be president is either an egomaniac or crazy." Politics 4.0 avg (1 votes)
"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)
"A vital element in keeping the peace is our military establishment. Our arms must be mighty, ready for instant action, so that no potential aggressor may be temped to risk his own destruction." War & Peace 4.0 avg (5 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)

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