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Dwight D. Eisenhower

Dwight David "Ike" Eisenhower (pronounced /ˈaɪzənhaʊər/, EYE-zən-how-ər; October 14, 1890 – March 28, 1969) was the 34th President of the United States from 1953 until 1961. He had previously been a five-star general in the United States Army during World War II, and served as Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces in Europe; he had responsibility for planning and supervising the invasion of North Africa in Operation Torch in 1942–43 and the successful invasion of France and Germany in 1944–45, from the Western Front. In 1951, he became the first supreme commander of NATO.

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    Farming looks mighty easy when your plow is a pencil, and you’re a thousand miles from the corn field.
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    You have a row of dominoes set up; you knock over the first one, and what will happen to the last one is that it will go over very quickly.
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    Humility must always be the portion of any man who receives acclaim earned in the blood of his followers and the sacrifices of his friends.
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    In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.
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    You have a row of dominoes set up; you knock over the first one, and what will happen to the last one is that it will go over very quickly.
    Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890–1969)