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Quote Left I hate war as only a soldier who has lived it can, only as one who has seen its brutality, its futility, its stupidity. Quote Right
Quote Left 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. Quote Right
Quote Left If men can develop weapons that are so terrifying as to make the thought of global war include almost a sentence for suicide, you would think that man's intelligence and his comprehension... would include also his ability to find a peaceful solution. Quote Right
Quote Left When I was a boy growimg up in Kansas, a friend of mine and I went fishing and as we sat there in the warmth of a summer afternoon we talked about what we wanted to do when we grew up. I told him I wanted to be a real major league baseball player, a genuine professional like Honus Wagner. My friend said that he'd like to be president of the United States. Neither of us got our wish. Quote Right
Quote Left When I was a small boy growing up in Kansas, a friend of mine and I went fishing and as we sat there in the warmth of a summer afternoon on a riverbank we talked about what we wanted to do when we grew up. I told him that I wanted to be a real major-league baseball player, a genuine professional like Honus Wagner. My friend said that he'd like to be President of the United States. Neither of us got our wish. Quote Right
Quote Left In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable. Quote Right
Quote Left On that day let us solemnly remember the sacrifices of all those who fought so valiantly, on the seas, in the air, and on foreign shores, to preserve our heritage of freedom, and let us reconsecrate ourselves to the task of promoting an enduring peace so that all their efforts shall not have been in vain. Quote Right
Quote Left From this day forward, the millions of our schoolchildren will daily proclaim in every city and town, every village and rural schoolhouse, the dedication of our nation and our people to the Almighty. (On signing law for inclusion of the words 'under God' in the Pledge of Allegiance, 14 Jun 54) Quote Right
Quote Left 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. Quote Right
Quote Left 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. Quote Right
Quote Left Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired signifies, in the final sense, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and not clothed. This world in arms is not spending money alone. It is spending the sweat of its laborers, the genius of its scientists, the hopes of its children. This is not a way of life at all in any true sense. Under the cloud of threatening war, it is humanity hanging from a cross of iron. Quote Right
Quote Left Our forces saved the remnants of the Jewish people of Europe for a new life and a new hope in the reborn land of Israel. Along with all men of good will, I salute the young state and wish it well. Quote Right
Quote Left I could have spoken from Rhode Island where I have been staying ... But I felt that, in speaking from the house of Lincoln, of Jackson, and of Wilson, my words would better convey both the sadness I feel in the action I was compelled today to make and the firmness with which I intend to pursue this course until the orders of the federal court at Little Rock can be executed without unlawful interference. (On sending troops to enforce integration in Little Rock AR High School) Quote Right
Quote Left In London, my associates and I planned two great expeditions--that to invade the Mediterranean and later that to cross the Channel. London's hospitality to the Americans, her good-humored acceptance of the added inconvenience we brought, her example of fortitude and quiet confidence in the final outcome--all these helped to make the Supreme Headquarters of the two Allied expeditions the smooth-working organizations they became. Quote Right
Quote Left May we never confuse honest dissent with disloyal subversion. Quote Right
Quote Left Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired, represents, in the final analysis, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, who are cold and are not clothed. This world in arms is not spending money alone. It is spending the sweat of its laborers, the genius of its scientists, the hopes of its children. Quote Right
Quote Left History does not long entrust the care of freedom to the weak or the timid. Quote Right
Quote Left Some people wanted champagne and caviar when they should have had beer and hot dogs. Quote Right
Quote Left The best morale exist when you never hear the word mentioned. When you hear a lot of talk about it, it's usually lousy. Quote Right
Quote Left The most terrible job in warfare is to be a second lieutenant leading a platoon when you are on the battlefield. History Quote Right
Quote Left Only strength can cooperate. Weakness can only beg. Quote Right
Quote Left 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. Quote Right
Quote Left Things are more like they are now than they ever were before. Quote Right
Quote Left In the final choice a soldier's pack is not so heavy as a prisoner's chains. Quote Right
Quote Left There are a number of things wrong with Washington. One of them is that everyone is too far from home. Quote Right
Quote Left Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it. Quote Right
Quote Left If a problem cannot be solved, enlarge it. Quote Right
Quote Left The free world must not prove itself worthy of its own past. Quote Right
Quote Left Our real problem, then, is not our strength today; it is rather the vital necessity of action today to ensure our strength tomorrow. Quote Right
Quote Left What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight - it's the size of the fight in the dog. Quote Right
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