Dwight D. Eisenhower Quotes

80 Dwight D. Eisenhower quotes:

"Don't join the book burners. Do not think you are going to conceal thoughts by concealing evidence that they ever existed."
"The qualities of a great man are vision, integrity, courage, understanding, the power of articulation, and profundity of character."
"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."
"I have only one yardstick by which I test every major problem -- and that yardstick is: Is it good for America?"
"I think that people want peace so much that one of these days governments had better get out of the way and let them have it. (31 August 1959)"
Author: Eisenhower Quotes Category: Peace Quotes
"The best morale exist when you never hear the word mentioned. When you hear a lot of talk about it, it's usually lousy."
"Peace and justice are two sides of the same coin."
"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."
"No one should ever sit in this office over 70 years old, and that I know."
Author: Eisenhower Quotes Category: American President Quotes Office Quotes
"This desk of mine is one at which a man may die, but from which he cannot resign."
"The sergeant is the Army."
"The history of free men is never really written by chance but by choice; their choice!"
"Only strength can cooperate. Weakness can only beg."
"I'm saving that rocker for the day when I feel as old as I really am."
"There is no glory in battle worth the blood it costs"
Author: Eisenhower Quotes Category: Glory Quotes
"How has retirement affected my golf game? A lot more people beat me now."
Author: Eisenhower Quotes Category: Funny Quotes
"Every gun that's made, every warship launched, every rocket fired, signifies a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and not clothed. This world in arms...is spending the genius of its scientists, the sweat of its laborers,"
Author: Eisenhower Quotes Category: Hunger Quotes
"Our real problem, then, is not our strength today; it is rather the vital necessity of action today to ensure our strength tomorrow."
"A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both."
"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."

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