Life quote by Dwight D. Eisenhower

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If you want total security, go to prison. There youre fed, clothed, given medical care and so on. The only thing lacking
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"If you want total security, go to prison. There you're fed, clothed, given medical care and so on. The only thing lacking... is freedom"

- Dwight D. Eisenhower

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The quote by Dwight D. Eisenhower highlights the paradoxical nature of the desire for security and freedom. The previous often comes at the expense of the latter. In this quote, Eisenhower suggests that while prisons might use complete security in terms of fundamental requirements such as food, clothing, and healthcare, they lack the most essential aspect - liberty. The ramification is that while some might seek outright security, it comes at the expense of individual liberty. The quote acts as a suggestion that people should weigh their priorities between liberty and security, as the two are typically in opposition.

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Dwight D. Eisenhower This quote is written / told by Dwight D. Eisenhower between October 14, 1890 and March 28, 1969. He was a famous President from USA, the quote is categorized under the topic Life. The author also have 80 other quotes.

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