Hyman Rickover Quotes
Most popular Hyman Rickover Quotes
Success teaches us nothing; only failure teaches.
The more you sweat in peace, the less you bleed in war.
Good ideas are not adopted automatically. They must be driven into practice with courageous impatience.
If you're going to sin, sin against God, not the bureaucracy; God will forgive you but the bureaucracy won't.
If you are going to sin, sin against God, not the bureaucracy. God will forgive you but the bureaucracy won't.
We set standards for drugs, because bad drugs cross state lines. Well, badly educated children cross state lines, too.
One of the most wonderful things that happened in our Nautilus program was that everybody knew it was going to fail—so they let us completely alone so we were able to do the job.
Nor are good ideas automatically adopted; they must be driven into practice with a sense of courageous impatience. And once implemented, they can be easily overturned or subverted through apathy or lack of follow-up.