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General Dwight Eisenhower once had dinner with General Douglas MacArthur shortly after the end of the Second World War.

During the course of the evening, MacArthur speculated that one of the two of them would someday become President. Eisenhower, who believed strongly in the separation of politics from the military, demurred and said that he had no interest.

MacArthur leaned forward as Eisenhower concluded his remarks and said,

"That's all right, Ike. You go on like that and you'll get it for sure ..."

---------------A Final Thought ...

"A lot more people beat me now."

- Dwight David Eisenhower (1890-1969), U.S. general, statesman, and 34th President of the United States: remarks made after he had left office as president in reply to a question as to how the change had affected his golf game.