Hyman Rickover Quote


Hyman Rickover
Picture Source: Wikimedia Commons
Hyman RickoverShare on Facebook

Born: January 27, 1900

Died: 1986 (aged 85)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Soldier

Bio: Hyman George Rickover was a four-star admiral of the United States Navy who directed the original development of naval nuclear propulsion and controlled its operations for three decades as director of Naval Reactors. In addition, he oversaw the development of the Shippingport Atomic Power Station, the world's first commercial pressurized water reactor used for generating electricity.

Quote of the day

Paradox is the poisonous flower of quietism, the iridescent surface of the rotting mind, the greatest depravity of all.

Popular Authors

Thomas Hardy
P. J. O'Rourke
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Thomas Hobbes
Napoleon Hill
James Madison
J. D. Salinger
Friedrich Nietzsche
Colin Powell
Coco Chanel
Northrop Frye
James Weldon Johnson
Marilyn vos Savant
Frederick Douglass
Jimi Hendrix
Bob Dylan