If all that Americans want is security, they can go to prison. They’ll have enough to eat, a bed and a roof over their heads. But if an American wants to preserve his dignity and his equality as a human being, he must not bow his neck to any dictatorial government.

Dwight David Eisenhower (1890-1969) American general, US President (1953-61)
Speech to Luncheon Clubs, Galveston, Texas (8 Dec 1949)
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