Quotations by Lord Mountbatten

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Born: Monday, June 25, 1900
Died: Monday, August 27, 1979 (79 years old)
Profession: Soldier
Nationality: British


Churchill was the canny political animal, very devious, bursting with energy and determination, learning as hard as he could.
- Lord Mountbatten
(Keywords: Determination, Energy, Learning)

Even that crazy lunatic, my aunt the Empress, wa absolutely sweet and charming.
- Lord Mountbatten

Here I am in my first command - a bit dazed but feeling very grand.
- Lord Mountbatten
(Keywords: Feeling, First)

I am much more intelligent than you think.
- Lord Mountbatten

I believe firmly that it was the Almighty's goodness, to check my consummate vanity.
- Lord Mountbatten
(Keywords: Goodness, Vanity)

I have been driven demented in my career.
- Lord Mountbatten
(Keywords: Career)

I liked Truman very much. He was precise and businesslike. After a while, it was his turn.
- Lord Mountbatten

I suppose you can say I became an odd-job man.
- Lord Mountbatten
(Keywords: Man)

I was born with an ability to concentrate very hard on a job for a long time.
- Lord Mountbatten
(Keywords: Time, Ability, Job)

I was so keen to get back to sea. I was rattled.
- Lord Mountbatten
(Keywords: Sea)

In 1966 I became president of the British Computer Society.
- Lord Mountbatten
(Keywords: Society, Computer, President)

It is a curious thing, but I have been right in everything I have done and said in my life.
- Lord Mountbatten
(Keywords: Life, Right)

It never entered my father's mind nor my mind ever to do a job othe than at one's best ability.
- Lord Mountbatten
(Keywords: Father, Ability, Job, Mind)

Men o' war were to be a part of the fabric of my life for the next half-century.
- Lord Mountbatten
(Keywords: Life, Men, War)

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.
- Lord Mountbatten
(Keywords: Father, Children)

My mother said, Don't worry abot what people think now. Think about whether your children and grandchildren will think you've done well.
- Lord Mountbatten
(Keywords: Mother, People, Children, Now, Will, Worry)

My trophy value exceeded my military usefulness.
- Lord Mountbatten
(Keywords: Military, Usefulness, Value)

Never feel that a piece of criticism or advice is too much trouble to give, or that it exceeds your province.
- Lord Mountbatten
(Keywords: Advice, Criticism, Trouble)

No one person invented Mulberry. The knowledge that we had to have this floating harbor slowly grew.
- Lord Mountbatten
(Keywords: Knowledge, Mulberry)

Prince Charles is an absolute Mountbatten. The real intelligence in the royal family comes through my parents to Prince Philip and the children.
- Lord Mountbatten
(Keywords: Family, Intelligence, Children, Parents)

The primary factor in a successful attack is speed.
- Lord Mountbatten
(Keywords: Successful)

The team should have implicit confidence in the captain's decisions.
- Lord Mountbatten
(Keywords: Confidence, Decisions)

This is the war I fear.
- Lord Mountbatten
(Keywords: War, Fear)

What do you do if you are asked to do a job, first by the Prime Minister, and then by the King? How can you refuse?
- Lord Mountbatten
(Keywords: First, Job)

You can divide my life into two.
- Lord Mountbatten
(Keywords: Life)







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