Dwight D. Eisenhower

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Dwight David "Ike" Eisenhower (/ˈaɪzənˌhaʊ.ər/ EYE-zən-HOW-ər; October 14, 1890 – March 28, 1969) was an American politician and general who served as the 34th President of the United States from 1953 until 1961. He was a five-star general in the United States Army during World War II and served as Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces in Europe. He was responsible for planning and supervising the invasion of North Africa in Operation Torch in 1942–43 and the successful invasion of France and Germany in 1944–45 from the Western Front. In 1951, he became the first Supreme Commander of NATO. Eisenhower was of Pennsylvania Dutch and a lesser amount of Irish ancestry, and was raised in a large family in Kansas by parents with a strong religious background. He graduated from West Point in 1915 and later married Mamie Doud and had two sons. After World War II, Eisenhower served as Army Chi... More

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Dwight D. Eisenhower #Art #Leadership

Photo of Dwight D. Eisenhower Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.
Dwight D. Eisenhower #Best

Photo of Dwight D. Eisenhower The best morale exist when you never hear the word mentioned. When you hear a lot of talk about it, it's usually lousy.
Dwight D. Eisenhower #Art #Motivational

Photo of Dwight D. Eisenhower Motivation is the art of getting people to do what you want them to do because they want to do it.
Dwight D. Eisenhower #Death #Life

Photo of Dwight D. Eisenhower There's no tragedy in life like the death of a child. Things never get back to the way they were.
Dwight D. Eisenhower #Experience #War

Photo of Dwight D. Eisenhower 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.
Dwight D. Eisenhower #Faith #Freedom #Intelligence

Photo of Dwight D. Eisenhower There is nothing wrong with America that faith, love of freedom, intelligence, and energy of her citizens cannot cure.
Dwight D. Eisenhower #Faith #Freedom

Photo of Dwight D. Eisenhower Only our individual faith in freedom can keep us free.
Dwight D. Eisenhower #Freedom #History

Photo of Dwight D. Eisenhower History does not long entrust the care of freedom to the weak or the timid.
Dwight D. Eisenhower #Freedom #Peace

Photo of Dwight D. Eisenhower We seek peace, knowing that peace is the climate of freedom.
Dwight D. Eisenhower #Future #History

Photo of Dwight D. Eisenhower Neither a wise man nor a brave man lies down on the tracks of history to wait for the train of the future to run over him.
Dwight D. Eisenhower #Government #Peace

Photo of Dwight D. Eisenhower 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.
Dwight D. Eisenhower #History

Photo of Dwight D. Eisenhower Things have never been more like the way they are today in history.
Dwight D. Eisenhower #Home

Photo of Dwight D. Eisenhower There are a number of things wrong with Washington. One of them is that everyone is too far from home.
Dwight D. Eisenhower #Politics #Work

Photo of Dwight D. Eisenhower 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.
Dwight D. Eisenhower #Strength

Photo of Dwight D. Eisenhower Our real problem, then, is not our strength today it is rather the vital necessity of action today to ensure our strength tomorrow.
Dwight D. Eisenhower #Intelligence

Photo of Dwight D. Eisenhower An intellectual is a man who takes more words than necessary to tell more than he knows.
Dwight D. Eisenhower #Peace

Photo of Dwight D. Eisenhower The people of the world genuinely want peace. Some day the leaders of the world are going to have to give in and give, it to them.
Dwight D. Eisenhower #Politics

Photo of Dwight D. Eisenhower Oh, that lovely title, ex-president.
Dwight D. Eisenhower #Politics

Photo of Dwight D. Eisenhower Politics is a profession a serious, complicated and, in its true sense, a noble one.
Dwight D. Eisenhower #Society

Photo of Dwight D. Eisenhower A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both.
Dwight D. Eisenhower #Strength

Photo of Dwight D. Eisenhower Only strength can cooperate. Weakness can only beg.
Dwight D. Eisenhower #War

Photo of Dwight D. Eisenhower War settles nothing.
Dwight D. Eisenhower #Best #Hope

Photo of Dwight D. Eisenhower 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.
Dwight D. Eisenhower #Fear #Respect #Trust

Photo of Dwight D. Eisenhower 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.
Dwight D. Eisenhower #Freedom #Medical

Photo of Dwight D. Eisenhower 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.