Lord Mountbatten Quotes


22 Lord Mountbatten quotes:



"Even that crazy lunatic, my aunt the Empress, wa absolutely sweet and charming."
"Here I am in my first command - a bit dazed but feeling very grand."
"I am much more intelligent than you think."
"I believe firmly that it was the Almighty's goodness, to check my consummate vanity."
"I have been driven demented in my career."
"I liked Truman very much. He was precise and businesslike. After a while, it was his turn."
"I suppose you can say I became an odd-job man."
"I was born with an ability to concentrate very hard on a job for a long time."
"I was so keen to get back to sea. I was rattled."
"In 1966 I became president of the British Computer Society."
"It is a curious thing, but I have been right in everything I have done and said in my life."
"It never entered my father's mind nor my mind ever to do a job othe than at one's best ability."
"My father was afraid of his father, I was afraid of my father, and I don't see why my children shouldn't be afraid of me."
"My mother said, Don't worry abot what people think now. Think about whether your children and grandchildren will think you've done well."
"My trophy value exceeded my military usefulness."
"Never feel that a piece of criticism or advice is too much trouble to give, or that it exceeds your province."
"No one person invented Mulberry. The knowledge that we had to have this floating harbor slowly grew."
"Prince Charles is an absolute Mountbatten. The real intelligence in the royal family comes through my parents to Prince Philip and the children."
"The primary factor in a successful attack is speed."
"The team should have implicit confidence in the captain's decisions."



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