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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.
 

The stop-watch of history is running. The race is on . . .
 

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.
 

The uninspected deteriorates.
 

The United States never lost a soldier or a foot of ground in my administration. We kept the peace. People asked how it happened - by God, it didn't just happen, I'll tell you that.
 

The United States strongly seeks a lasting agreement for the discontinuance of nuclear weapons tests. We believe that this would be an important step toward reduction of international tensions and would open the way to further agreement on substantial measures of disarmament.
[Believe]
 

The world moves, and ideas that were once good are not always good.
 

There are a number of things wrong with Washington. One of them is that everyone is too far from home.
 

There is no glory in battle worth the blood it costs.
[War]
 

There is no person in this room whose basic rights are not involved in any successful defiance to the carrying out of court orders.
 

There is no victory at bargain basement prices.
 

There is nothing wrong with America that faith, love of freedom, intelligence, and energy of her citizens cannot cure.
[America]
 

There is, in world affairs, a steady course to be followed between an assertion of strength that is truculent and a confession of helplessness that is cowardly.
 

There's no tragedy in life like the death of a child. Things never get back to the way they were.
 

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

Things have never been more like the way they are today in history.
 

This desk of mine is one at which a man may die, but from which he cannot resign.
 

This is a long tough road we have to travel. The men that can do things are going to be sought out just as surely as the sun rises in the morning. Fake reputations, habits of glib and clever speech, and glittering surface performance are going to be discovered.
 

This is what I found out about religion: It gives you courage to make decisions you must make in a crisis, and then the confidence to leave the result to a Higher Power. Only by trust in God can a man carrying responsibility find repose.
[Prayer]
 

This operation is being planned as a success, We can not afford to fail.
 


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