Richard E. Byrd Quotes

Who was Richard E. Byrd?

Rear Admiral Richard Evelyn Byrd Jr. was an American naval officer and explorer.

Born October 25, 1888
Died March 11, 1957
Aged 68 years old

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Best Quotes by Richard E. Byrd

“Few men during their lifetime comes anywhere near exhausting the resources dwelling within them. There are deep wells of strength that are never used.”

“Half the confusion in the world comes from not knowing how little we need.”

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“A man doesn't begin to attain wisdom until he recognizes that he is no longer indispensable.”


“The universe was a cosmos, not a chaos; man was as rightfully a part of that cosmos as were the day and night.”


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