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Dwight D. Eisenhower Quotes

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"The spirit of man is more important than mere physical strength, and the spiritual fiber of a nation than its wealth."

"Disarmament, with mutual honor and confidence, is a continuing imperative."

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

"There is no glory in battle worth the blood it costs."

"This world of ours... must avoid becoming a community of dreadful fear and hate, and be, instead, a proud confederation of mutual trust and respect."

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

"War settles nothing."

"We must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military-industrial complex."

"When people speak to you about a preventive war, you tell them to go and fight it. After my experience, I have come to hate war."

"You can't have this kind of war. There just aren't enough bulldozers to scrape the bodies off the streets."

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

"Oh, that lovely title, ex-president."
Politics

"Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it."

"What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight - it's the size of the fight in the dog."

"A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both."
Society

"I think that people want peace so much that one of these days government had better get out of their way and let them have it."
Peace

"If you want total security, go to prison. There you're fed, clothed, given medical care and so on. The only thing lacking... is freedom."

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

"The supreme quality for leadership is unquestionably integrity. Without it, no real success is possible, no matter whether it is on a section gang, a football field, in an army, or in an office."

"You will enter the continent of Europe and, in conjunction with the other United Nations, undertake operations aimed at the heart of Germany and the destruction of her armed forces."

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