Nigel Hamilton Quotes

Enjoy the top 48 famous quotes, sayings and quotations by Nigel Hamilton.

Nigel Hamilton Quotes

The moral was, in time of anarchy, tough leadership is the only solution - even though the collateral damage may be heartbreaking. Mrs. Thatchers strident, take-no prisoners approach was in some ways repugnant, but it was surely necessary.
— Nigel Hamilton —

Biography is, simply, the orphan of academia.

— Nigel Hamilton

For all the failures of naval, air and army defense, the men who died at Pearl Harbor and in the Philippines would not die in vain.

— Nigel Hamilton

At times, the reader of World War II literature must think every American, from general to G.I., kept a war diary, later mined for memoirs of the conflict. Few diaries, however, were published in their own right.

— Nigel Hamilton

Both JFK and George W. Bush were the sons of wealthy U.S. ambassadors and thus privileged to meet distinguished figures, to travel, and to see the world and think about its problems if they chose.

— Nigel Hamilton

I am all for charity in judging the men who have occupied the Oval Office over the past seventy years, given the huge responsibilities the president carries across the world.

— Nigel Hamilton

I belong to the Boston Biographers Group - and get my monthly 'fix' from them. Where else can I sit down for two hours with people who understand the challenge I face, daily, as a life-chronicler?

— Nigel Hamilton

I once wrote that Lord Moran, Churchill's doctor, had doctored his diaries as well as his famous patient. That was true but unfair. Although their authenticity as contemporary, daily accounts is often questionable, the observations are quite wonderful.

— Nigel Hamilton

President Ford was taken for a ride by his predecessor, whom he unpardonably pardoned; Jimmy Carter was also taken for a ride, but by his successor, Ronald Reagan, over the return of the Iran hostages.

— Nigel Hamilton

President Gerald Ford was no intellectual, but he had served with distinction in combat as a naval gunnery officer and then as Congressman for a quarter century.

— Nigel Hamilton

Since his inauguration in 2009, President Obama has upheld FDR's vision of America as a nation that keeps its word - a nation still committed to uphold the 'four freedoms' that President Roosevelt set down in the great Atlantic Charter of August 1941.

— Nigel Hamilton

That's the miracle of Amazon! It's like Internet dating. In the early days, you could get slimed as an author on Amazon by someone bearing a grudge, or jealous, or whatever. And because there were so few reviews posted, this stank.

— Nigel Hamilton

What George W. Bush learned in his pre-presidential years - and what he omits in his new memoirs - was not how to lead a nation, but how, with sufficient toughness, to cheat the democratic system to get elected.

— Nigel Hamilton

Sports biography at its best. Rich in period detail, anecdote, and fresh perspective, Strong Boy paints both the good and the bad sides of success, as America's growing celebrity culture turned a simple Irish American gladiator into a national, in fact international hero. A very human story with profound parallels for our sports-obsessed culture today!

— Nigel Hamilton

If the reader doesn't understand what you're saying, you're talking to yourself.

— Nigel Hamilton

Nigel Hamilton Quotes Pictures

Want to see more pictures of Nigel Hamilton quotes? Click on image of Nigel Hamilton quotes to view full size.

Nigel Hamilton Quotes Pictures 1
Nigel Hamilton Quotes Pictures 2
Nigel Hamilton Quotes Pictures 3
Nigel Hamilton Quotes Pictures 4