Born: October 14, 1890
Birthplace: Denison, Texas, U.S.A.
Died: March 28, 1969
Occupation: Head of State
Profile: The 34th President of the United States (1953-1961).
Number of Quotes: 7
A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both.
An intellectual is a man who takes more words than necessary to tell more than he knows.
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 are not clothed.
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.
Leadership consists of nothing but taking responsibility for everything that goes wrong and giving your subordinates credit for everything that goes well.
Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.
We are going to have peace even if we have to fight for it.