Quotes by William Bull Halsey

There are no extraordinary men...just extraordinary circumstances that ordinary men are forced to deal with.

William Bull Halsey

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Learning without thought is labor lost; thought without learning is perilous.

Confucius, The Confucian Analects

Khrushchev reminds me of the tiger hunter who has picked a place on the wall to hang the tiger's skin long before he has caught the tiger. This tiger has other ideas.

John Fitzgerald Kennedy

Try to put your happiness before anyone else's, because you may never have done so in your entire life, if you really think about it, if you are really honest with yourself.

Margaret Cho

The secret of good writing is to say an old thing in a new way or to say a new thing in an old way.

Richard Harding Davis

Over the course of a season, a miscue will cost you more than a good play.

Jerry Coleman

The tooth fairy teaches children that they can sell body parts for money.

David Richerby »

No greater nor more affectionate honor can be conferred on an American than to have a public school named after him.

Herbert Clark Hoover »