Hyman Rickover

1900 - 1986

A Quote by Hyman George Rickover on learning and mistakes

It is necessary for us to learn from others' mistakes. You will not live long enough to make them all yourself.

Hyman Rickover (1900 - 1986)

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A Quote by Hyman George Rickover on peace and war

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The more you sweat in peace, the less you bleed in war.

Hyman Rickover (1900 - 1986)

Source: quote is from Tzu Sun

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A Quote by Hyman George Rickover on adoption, courage, good, ideas, patience, and practice

Good ideas are not adopted automatically. They must be driven into practice with courageous patience.

Hyman Rickover (1900 - 1986)

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A Quote by Hyman George Rickover on bureaucracy, forgiveness, and god

If you are going to sin, sin against God, not the bureaucracy. God will forgive you but the bureaucracy won't.

Hyman Rickover (1900 - 1986)

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A Quote by Hyman George Rickover on government, trying, and work

Trying to make things work in government is sometimes like trying to sew a button on a custard pie.

Hyman Rickover (1900 - 1986)

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A Quote by Hyman George Rickover

Half-truths are like half a brick - they can be thrown farther.

Hyman Rickover (1900 - 1986)

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A Quote by Hyman George Rickover on courage, existence, good, ideas, and patience

Good ideas and innovations must be driven into existence by courage and patience.

Hyman Rickover (1900 - 1986)

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