Important Quotes by Dwight D. Eisenhower
"A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both."
"Whatever America hopes to bring to pass in the world must first come to pass in the heart of America."
"There is an old saw in the services: that which is not inspected deteriorates."
"One American put it this way: 'Every tomorrow has two handles. We can take hold of it with the handle of anxiety or the handle of faith'."
"The proudest human that walks the earth is a free American citizen."
"I believe that the United States as a government, if it is going to be true to its own founding documents, does have the job of working toward that time when there is no discrimination made on such inconsequential reason as race, color, or religion."
"You have got to have something in which to believe. You have got to have leaders, organization, friendships, and contacts that help you to believe that, and help you to put out your best."
"Faith is the mightiest force that man has at his command. It impels human beings to greatness in thought and word and deed."
"But I think a life of raising prize cattle, going shooting two or three times a year, fishing in the summer, and interspersing the whole thing with some golf and bridge -- and whenever I felt like talking or writing, doing it with abandon and with no sense of responsibility whatsoever -- maybe such a life wouldn't be so bad."
"Humility must always be the portion of any man who receives acclaim earned in blood of his followers and sacrifices of his friends."
"The only way to win the next world war is to prevent it."