Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
Admiral Hyman G. Rickover
Hyman Rickover
Admiral Hyman G. Rickover.
BornJanuary 27, 1900
Makov, Russia (now Poland)
DiedJuly 8, 1986
Washington, D.C.
U.S. sailor. Led development of the U.S.S. Nautilus, the world's first nuclear submarine. Decorated with the Legion of Merit, Presidential Medal of Freedom, Congressional Gold Medal, and the Order of the British Empire.

The repository contains two quotes from Admiral Hyman G. Rickover.


Great minds discuss ideas, average minds discuss events, small minds discuss people.


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