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Dwight Eisenhower

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"A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both." Freedom 4.3 avg (15 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 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)
"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)
"Any man who wants to be president is either an egomaniac or crazy." Politics 4.0 avg (1 votes)
"Do not needlessly endanger your lives until I give you the signal." War & Peace 4.5 avg (4 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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"History does not long entrust the care of freedom to the weak or the timid." Freedom 4.6 avg (19 votes)
"Humility must always be the portion of any man who receives acclaim earned in blood of his followers and sacrifices of his friends." Miscellaneous 0 avg (0 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)
"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)
"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)
"I feel impelled to speak today in a language that in a sense is new-one which I, who have spent so much of my life in the military profession, would have preferred never to use. That new language is the language of atomic warfare." War & Peace 3.7 avg (3 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)
"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)

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