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Dwight Eisenhower

34th President (1953-1961)

Born: October 14, 1890
Died: March 28, 1969

Vice President: Richard Nixon

Political Party: Republican

Next President: John F. Kennedy

Previous President: Harry Truman

Notable Dwight Eisenhower Quotes

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

"If men can develop weapons that are so terrifying as to make the thought of global war include almost a sentence for suicide, you would think that man's intelligence and his comprehension... would include also his ability to find a peaceful solution."

"What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight - it's the size of the fight in the dog."

"This world of ours... must avoid becoming a community of dreadful fear and hate, and be, instead, a proud confederation of mutual trust and respect."