Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations. 1989.
Dwight David Eisenhower (18901969)
I like to believe that people, in the long run, are going to do more to promote peace than our governments. Indeed, I think that people want peace so much that one of these days governments had better get out of the way and let them have it.
President DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, radio and television broadcast with Prime Minister Harold Macmillan, London, August 31, 1959.Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States: Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1959, p. 625.