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

Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.

Robert Frost

I will love the light for it shows me the way, Yet I will endure the darkness for it shows me the stars.

Og Mandino

A politician thinks of the next election a statesman, of the next generation.


Nothing so much prevents our being natural as the desire to seem so.

La Rochefoucauld

The key to realizing a dream is to focus not on success but significance - and then even the small steps and little victories along your path will take on greater meaning.

Oprah Winfrey

Wisdom is supreme therefore make a full effort to get wisdom. Esteem her and she will exalt your embrace her and she will honor you.

Proverbs 47-8 »

All last year we tried to teach him English, and the only word he learned was million.

Tommy Lasorda, on pitcher Fernando Valenzuela »

Get a good idea and stay with it. Dog it, and work at it until it's done right.

Walt Disney »