Quote of the Day

We are so proud of our guarantees of freedom in thought and speech and worship, that, unconsciously, we are guilty of one of the greatest errors that ignorance can make – we assume our standard of values is shared by all other humans in the world.

– Dwight Eisenhower

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One Response to Quote of the Day

  1. virgil xenophon says:

    GLAD you posted that, fastnav. That single false belief is responsible for a great deal of our foreign-policy missteps. Ike was a far more intelligent and thoughtful man than his critics ever gave him credit for–as revisionist historians/journalists like Richard Reeves is discovering to his publicly stated surprise as he presently works on an Eisenhower biography–things that many of us who had bothered to read Eisenhower’s 1948 work “Crusade in Europe” (read it in 6th grade) or any subsequent works already knew..

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