"In the councils of government, we must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military-industrial complex. The potential for the disastrous rise of misplaced power exists and will persist."
"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power."Dwight D. Eisenhower on Abraham Lincoln
"Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't."Dwight D. Eisenhower on Margaret Thatcher
"Knowledge will give you power, but character respect."Dwight D. Eisenhower on Bruce Lee
"All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth."Dwight D. Eisenhower on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character is power."Dwight D. Eisenhower on Booker T. Washington
"Few women, I fear, have had such reason as I have to think the long sad years of youth were worth living for the sake of middle age."
"Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it."
"Motivation is the art of getting people to do what you want them to do because they want to do it."
"The best morale exist when you never hear the word mentioned. When you hear a lot of talk about it, it's usually lousy."
"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."