Dwight D. Eisenhower

Dwight D. Eisenhower Quotes and Sayings

Dwight D. Eisenhower 34th president of US 1953-1961 (1890 - 1969)

When you are in any contest you should work as if there were - to the very last minute - a chance to lose it. ~Dwight D. Eisenhower

Humility must always be the portion of any man who receives acclaim earned in the blood of his followers and the sacrifices of his friends. ~Dwight D. Eisenhower

We succeed only as we identify in life, or in war, or in anything else, a single overriding objective, and make all other considerations bend to that one objective. ~Dwight D. Eisenhower

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. ~Dwight D. Eisenhower

A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both. ~Dwight D. Eisenhower

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. ~Dwight D. Eisenhower

I would rather try to persuade a man to go along, because once I have persuaded him he will stick. If I scare him, he will stay just as long as he is scared, and then he is gone. ~Dwight D. Eisenhower