Dwight Eisenhower Quotes

An inspirational collection of Dwight Eisnehower quotes. Be inspired by the words of the 34th US President. Dwight Esenhower lived during the period of 1890 - 1969. His quotes still inspire many today.

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

You do not lead by hitting people over the head — that's assault, not leadership.
Dwight Eisenhower

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

There is one thing about being President, no one can tell you when to sit down.
Dwight Eisenhower

History does not long entrust the care of freedom to the weak or the timid.
Dwight Eisenhower

More than ever before, in our country, this is the age of the individual. Endowed with the accumulated knowledge of centuries, armed with all the instruments of modern science, he is still assured personal freedom and wide avenues of expression so that he may win for himself, his family and his country greater material comfort, ease and happiness; greater spiritual satisfaction and contentment.
Dwight Eisenhower

A sense of humour is part of the art of leadership, of getting along with people, of getting things done.
Dwight Eisenhower

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

Pull the string, and it will follow wherever you wish. Push it, and it will go nowhere at all.
Dwight Eisenhower

Farming looks mighty easy when your plow is a pencil and you're a thousand miles from the corn field.
Dwight Eisenhower

Pessimism never won any battle.
Dwight Eisenhower

No one can defeat us unless we first defeat ourselves.
Dwight Eisenhower

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

Always take the job, but never yourself, seriously.
Dwight Eisenhower

Plans are nothing; planning is everything.
Dwight Eisenhower

Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired, signifies in a final sense a theft from those who hunger and are not fed-those who are cold and are not clothed. This world in arms is not spending its money alone-it is spending the sweat of its laborers, the genius of its scientists, the hopes of its children.
Dwight Eisenhower

Freedom from fear and injustice and oppression will be ours only in the measure that men who value such freedom are ready to sustain its possession - to defend it against every thrust from within or without.
Dwight Eisenhower

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.
Dwight 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 Eisenhower

Peace and justice are two sides of the same coin.
Dwight Eisenhower

Motivation is the art of getting people to do what you want them to do because they want to do it.
Dwight Eisenhower

Don't join the book burners. Do not think you are going to conceal thoughts by concealing evidence that they ever existed.
Dwight Eisenhower

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

Whatever America hopes to bring to pass in the world must first come to pass in the heart of America.
Dwight Eisenhower

What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight; it's the size of the fight in the dog.
Dwight Eisenhower



Inspirational Quotes and Sayings . . . Inspiring Quotes . . . Family Quotes. . . Broken Heart Quotes. . . Funny Quotes. . . Leadership Quotes. . . Motivational Quotes. . . Christmas Quotes. . . Success Quotes. . . Printable 2011 Calendar . . . Famous People . . . Inspirational Sayings . . . List of Proverbs . . . List of Slogans . . . Phrases . . . Resources

privacy policy