David Eli Lilienthal Quotes

So terrible a weapon simply had to have an important peaceful use ... We were grimly determined to prove that this discovery was not just a weapon.

David Eli Lilienthal
David Eli Lilienthal
  • Born: July 8, 1899
  • Died: January 15, 1981
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David Eli Lilienthal was an American attorney and public administrator, best known for his Presidential Appointment to head Tennessee Valley Authority and later the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC). He had practiced public utility law and led the Wisconsin Public Utilities Commission.

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