Mar 2, 2007

The Quote Shelf

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Medieval text with Latin script A frequent feature on this site; feel free to comment on the quote or to supply a competing quote.

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. The world in arms is not spending money alone. It is spending the sweat of its laborers, the genius of its scientists, the hopes of its children. --Dwight D. Eisenhower

1 comment:

microdot said...

When did Dwight make this comment?
It's great coming from one of the greatest generals of the modern era.
Right up there with his dire warning about the rise of the military industrial complex at the end of his presidency!