Quotes by William Bull Halsey

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

William Bull Halsey

Other Great Authors

Ask questions from your heart and you will be answered from the heart.

Omaha Proverb

The emotional, sexual, and psychological stereotyping of females begins when the doctor says 'It's a girl.'

Shirley Chisholm

Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but we rather have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.


People who've had happy childhoods are wonderful, but they're bland An unhappy childhood compels you to use your imagination to create a world in which you can be happy. Use your old grief. That's the gift you're given.

Sue Grafton

Technology is a way of organizing the universe so that man doesn't have to experience it.

Max Frisch

Everyone has a right to a university degree in America, even if it's in Hamburger Technology.

Clive James »

Don't let life discourage you everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was.

Richard L. Evans »

He who esteems trifles for themselves is a trifler; he who esteems them for the conclusions to be drawn from them, or the advantage to which they can be put, is a philosopher.

Edward Bulwer-Lytton »