Posts Tagged ‘Dwight D. Eisenhower’

Quote of the day, Aug. 3

August 3, 2017

Dwight D. Eisenhower, on books

“Don’t join the book burners. Don’t think you’re going to conceal faults by concealing evidence that they ever existed. Don’t be afraid to go in your library and read every book.”

Quote of the day, June 6

June 6, 2016

Dwight D. Eisenhower, to D-Day invasion soldiers, sailors and airmen

Soldiers, Sailors and Airmen of the Allied Expeditionary Forces:

You are about to embark upon the Great Crusade, toward which we have striven these many months. The eyes of the world are upon you. The hopes and prayers of liberty-loving people everywhere march with you. In company with our brave Allies and brothers-in-arms on other Fronts you will bring about the destruction of the German war machine, the elimination of Nazi tyranny over oppressed peoples of Europe, and security for ourselves in a free world. (more…)

Quote of the day, May 25

May 25, 2012

Dwight D. Eisenhower, on freedom

“Freedom has its life in the hearts, the actions, the spirit of men and so it must be daily earned and refreshed – else like a flower cut from its life-giving roots, it will wither and die.”