Quote of the Day by Admiral William F. Halsey, Jr.


William F. Halsey Jr, PHOTOThere are no great men. Just great challenges which ordinary men, out of necessity, are forced by circumstances to meet.”*

William F. Halsey, Jr. (1882-1959) – Fleet Admiral



* Also quoted as, “There are no extraordinary men… just extraordinary circumstances that ordinary men are forced to deal with.”

2 Responses to “Quote of the Day by Admiral William F. Halsey, Jr.”

  1. I Actually Learned This Quote From PAW Before I Went Into The Navy. As A WWII Sailor, The Man He Admired Most Was HARRY TRUMAN, but He Did Make VERY Sure I Knew Who Adm. HALSEY and Gen. MacArthur and Gen. Eisenhower Were.
    Always A Great Quotation, Sir.


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