We know how important it is to start the week on a positive note. Every Monday, we'll be sharing a quote from history which we hope will encourage or inspire you as you continue your family history journey!

What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.

- Dwight D Eisenhower, 34th President of the United States

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Dwight proposed to his wife, Mamie, on Valentine's Day, 1916. They were married that summer, in Denver, Colorado. You can view their marriage record, as well as our entire US Marriage Collection, for free until 15 February.

In pictures: Famous faces in our US Marriage collection