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Admiral Quotes

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Death, old admiral, up anchor now  (Admiral Quotes) An admiral should be put to death now and then to encourage the others  (Admiral Quotes) The admiral needs only one science, that of navigation. The general needs all the sciences  (Admiral Quotes) Still the strange ships glittered and shone, and this led to some discussion as to what they might be made of. The Admiral thought perhaps iron or steel. (Metal ships indeed! The French are, as I have often supposed, a very whimsical nation. )  (Admiral Quotes) Obesity is now a problem in the navy. They’ve created a new rank: Really Big Rear Admiral.  (Admiral Quotes) The lad who dreams of being a boxing champion or an admiral chooses reality. If the writer chooses the imaginary, he confuses the two.  (Admiral Quotes) The nearest the modern general or admiral comes to a small - arms encounter of any sort is at a duck hunt in the company of corporation executives at the retreat of Continental Motors, inc  (Admiral Quotes) An admiral without ships, a hand without fingers, in service of a king without a throne. Is this a knight who comes before us, or the answer to a child’s riddle?  (Admiral Quotes) But in this country it is necessary, now and then, to put one admiral to death in order to inspire the others to fight  (Admiral Quotes) In this country it is found necessary now and then to put an admiral to death in order to encourage the others  (Admiral Quotes) The admiral, or commander in chief of a squadron, being frequently invested with a great charge, on which the fate of a kingdom may depend, ought certainly to be possessed of abilities equal to so important a station and so extensive a command  (Admiral Quotes) Admiral. That part of a warship which does the talking while the figurehead does the thinking  (Admiral Quotes) The surer of himself an admiral is, the finer the tactical development of his fleet, the better his captains, the more reluctant must he necessarily be to enter into a melee with equal forces, in which all these advantages will be thrown away, chance reign supreme, and his fleet be place on terms of equality with an assemblage of ships which have never before acted together  (Admiral Quotes) Another nice thing was that I would type out letters home for the admiral’s stewards. They would then feed me the same food the admiral ate  (Admiral Quotes) When we get sick, we want an uncommon doctor. If we have a construction job, we want an uncommon engineer. When we get into a war, we dreadfully want an uncommon admiral and an uncommon general. Only when we get into politics are we content with the common man  (Admiral Quotes) In this country we find it pays to shoot an admiral from time to time to encourage the others  (Admiral Quotes) PRINT FREE GIANT POSTERS