Quotes by Dwight EisenhowerCollection compiled by Catherine Pulsifer
Accomplishments will prove to be a journey, not a destination.
"Worry" is a word that I don't allow myself to use.
A sense of humor is part of the art of leadership, of getting along with people, of getting things done.
Plans are nothing; planning is everything.
Our real problem, then, is not our strength today; it is rather the vital necessity of action today to ensure our strength tomorrow.
I despise people who go to the gutter on either the right or the left and hurl rocks at those in the center.
Motivation is the art of getting people to do what you want them to do because they want to do it.
Farming looks mighty easy when your plow is a pencil, and you're a thousand miles from the corn field.
An intellectual is a man who takes more words than necessary to tell more than he knows.
A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both.
If a problem cannot be solved, enlarge it.
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.
Born: October 14, 1890
Died: March 28 1969
Dwight Eisenhower was best known as Supreme commander of Allied forces in WWII. He was the thirty-fourth President of the United States. He was in office from 1953 to 1961.
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