Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired signifies, in the final sense, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed. This world in arms is not spending money alone. It is spending the sweat of its laborers, the genius of its scientists, the hopes of its children. The cost of one modern heavy bomber Is this: a modern brick school in a}; more than 30 cities. It IS two electric 5, . power plants, each serving a town of‘: .3: - 60,000 population. It is two fine, fully ‘ equipped hospitals. It is some fifty‘miles of concrete pavement. We pay fona single fighter plane with a half million bushels of wheat. We pay for gsmgle destroyer with new homes that could have housed more than 8,000 people. Dwight D. Eisenhower https://inspirational.ly

April 14, 2018 at 08:00AM