• Here in America we are descended in blood and in spirit from revolutionists and rebels - men and women who dare to dissent from accepted doctrine. As their heirs, may we never confuse honest dissent with disloyal subversion.

    Speech at Columbia University's bicentennial on May 31, 1954. "Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States: Dwight D. Eisenhower". Book by Dwight D. Eisenhower, p. 524, 1961.
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