In times of stress, perhaps the greatest struggle Ike had to contend with was the desire—the imperative—to control his temper: "Anger cannot win," he wrote in his diary in 1942. "It cannot even think clearly . . . for many years I've made it a religion never to indulge myself, but yesterday I failed."
-Susan Eisenhower, How Ike Led: The Principles Behind Eisenhower's Biggest Decisions