There aren't any great men. There are just great challenges that ordinary men like you and me are forced by circumstances to meet.

— William Halsey

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When this war is over, the Japanese language will be spoken only in hell!

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There are no great people in this world, only great challenges which ordinary people rise to meet.

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The Marine Corps has just been called by the New York Times, 'The elite of this country.' I think it is the elite of the world.

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There are no extraordinary men... just extraordinary circumstances that ordinary men are forced to deal with.

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All problems become smaller if you don't dodge them but confront them.

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All problems become smaller if you don't dodge them, but confront them.

Touch a thistle timidly, and it pricks you; grasp it boldly, and its spines crumble.

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If you want to go anywhere in modern war, in the air, on the sea, on the land, you must have command of the air.

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There are no great men, only ordinary men, who have met extraordinary challenges.

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I never trust a fighting man who doesnt smoke or drink.

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Kill Japs, kill Japs, kill more Japs!

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Hit hard, hit fast and hit often

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There are no great men, just great circumstances, and how they handle those circumstances will determine the outcome of history.

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About William Halsey

Quotes 15 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Soldier
Birthday October 16

Strike fast, strike hard, strike often.

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The only good Jap is one that's been dead six months.

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