Dwight David Eisenhower Quotes

The Middle East is the birthplace of three great religions—Moslem, Christian and Hebrew. Mecca and Jerusalem are more than places on the map. They symbolize religions which teach that the spirit has supremacy over matter and that the individual has a dignity and rights of which no despotic government can rightfully deprive him.

There is no nation, great or small, with which we would refuse to negotiate, in mutual good faith, with patience and in the determination to secure a better understanding between us.

I believe that for the past twenty years there has been a creeping socialism spreading in the United States.

Politics ought to be the part-time profession of every citizen who would protect the rights and privileges of free people and who would preserve what is good and fruitful in our national heritage.

Politics is a profession; a serious, complicated and, in its true sense, a noble one.

When you are in any contest, you should work as if there were- to the very last minute- a chance to lose it. This is battle, This is politics, This is anything.

In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.

A sound battle plan provides flexibility in both space and time to meet the constantly changing factors of the battle problem in such a way as to achieve the final goal of the commander. Rigidity inevitably defeats itself, and the analysts who point to a changed detail as evidence of a plan’s weakness are completely […]

Peace and justice are two sides of the same coin.

I like to believe that people in the long run are going to do more to promote peace than our governments. Indeed, 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.