Samuel Eliot Morrison wrote the words that best describe Raymond Spruance: "Power of decision and coolness in action were perhaps Spruance's leading characteristics. He envied no one, regarded no one as rival, won the respect of everyone with whom he came into contact, and went ahead in his quiet way, winning victories for his country."
Buell, Thomas B.
"Spruance Hall Dedication Address,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 26
, Article 4.
Available at: https://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol26/iss2/4