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Winston Churchill
Winston Churchill
(1874 - 1965)
British political leader. Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (1940-1945), (1951 - 1955).
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I am easily satisfied with the very best.
- Winston Churchill | Ability and Achievement Quotes
We shape our buildings; thereafter they shape us.
That long (Canadian) frontier from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean, guarded only by neighbourly respect and honourable obligations, as an example to every country and a pattern for the future of the world.
- Winston Churchill | Canada and Canadians Quotes
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
- Winston Churchill | Courage and Bravery Quotes
It has been said that Democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.
- Winston Churchill | Democracy Quotes
The English never draw a line without blurring it.
- Winston Churchill | England and the U.K. Quotes
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
- Winston Churchill | Goals and Ambition Quotes
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
- Winston Churchill | Government and Rule Quotes
We are all worms, but I do believe that I am a glow-worm.
- Winston Churchill | Greatness Quotes
Dictators ride to and fro on tigers from which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
- Winston Churchill | History and Historians Quotes
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last.
- Winston Churchill | Hypocrisy Quotes
The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.
- Winston Churchill | Justice Quotes
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
- Winston Churchill | Leaders and Leadership Quotes
I have never accepted what many people have kindly said, namely that I have inspired the nation. It was the nation and the race dwelling all around the globe that had the lion heart. I had the luck to be called upon to give the roar.
- Winston Churchill | Leaders and Leadership Quotes
Without a measureless and perpetual uncertainty, the drama of human life would be destroyed.
- Winston Churchill | Life Quotes
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
- Winston Churchill | Minorities Quotes
Out of intense complexities intense simplicities emerge.
- Winston Churchill | Order and Organization Quotes
I cannot pretend to feel impartial about colours. I rejoice with the brilliant ones and am genuinely sorry for the poor browns.
- Winston Churchill | Painters and Painting Quotes
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
- Winston Churchill | Politics Quotes
India is a geographical term. It is no more a United Nation than the Equator.
- Winston Churchill | Quips and Comments Quotes
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
- Winston Churchill | Quips and Comments Quotes
Solitary trees, if they grow at all, grow strong.
- Winston Churchill | Solitude Quotes
Say what you have to say and the first time you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending - sit down.
- Winston Churchill | Speakers and Speeches Quotes
If you have an important point to make, don't try to be subtle or clever. Use a pile-driver. Hit the point once. Then come back and hit it again. Then hit it a third time - a tremendous whack!
- Winston Churchill | Speakers and Speeches Quotes
It is no use saying 'we are doing our best.' You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
- Winston Churchill | Success Quotes
Never give in, never give in, never, never, never, never - in nothing great or small, large or petty - never give in except to convictions of honour and good sense.
- Winston Churchill | Temptation Quotes
There are few virtues which the Poles do not possess and there are few errors they have ever avoided.
- Winston Churchill | Virtue Quotes
Do not let us speak of darker days; let us speak rather of sterner days. These are not dark days: these are great days - the greatest days our country has ever lived.
- Winston Churchill | War Quotes
Let us therefore brace ourselves to our duties, and so bear ourselves that, if the British Empire and its Commonwealth last for a thousand years, men will still say: "This was their finest hour."
- Winston Churchill | War Quotes
We shall not flag or fail. We shall fight in France, we shall fight on the seas and oceans, we shall fight with growing confidence and growing strength in the air, we shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be, we shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills; we shall never surrender.
- Winston Churchill | War Quotes
War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.
- Winston Churchill | War Quotes
No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
- Winston Churchill | War Quotes
In war, as in life, it is often necessary, when some cherished scheme has failed, to take up the best alternative open, and if so, it is folly not to work for it with all your might.
- Winston Churchill | Will and Determination Quotes
We must have a better word than "prefabricated", why not "ready-made"?
- Winston Churchill | Words and Language Quotes
The English know how to make the best of things. Their so-called muddling through is simply skill at dealing with the inevitable.
- Winston Churchill | Acceptance Quotes
If one has to submit, it is wasteful not to do so with the best grace possible.
- Winston Churchill | Acceptance Quotes
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
- Winston Churchill | Simplicity Quotes
Curse ruthless time! Curse our mortality. How cruelly short is the allotted span for all we must cram into it!
- Winston Churchill | One Day Quotes
If we open a quarrel between the past and the present, we shall find we have lost the future.
- Winston Churchill | The Present Quotes
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
- Winston Churchill | The Future Quotes
Success is going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.
- Winston Churchill | Enthusiasm Quotes
We must beware of needless innovations, especially when guided by logic.
- Winston Churchill | Creating Positive Change Quotes
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
- Winston Churchill | Creating Positive Change Quotes
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat.
- Winston Churchill | Realistic Expectations Quotes
One ought never to turn one's back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half. Never run away from anything. Never!
- Winston Churchill | Success and Happiness Quotes
I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which never happened.
- Winston Churchill | Worry Quotes
Courage is the first of the human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all the others.
- Winston Churchill | Courage Quotes
Without courage, all other virtues lose their meaning.
- Winston Churchill | Courage Quotes
Success is never found. Failure is never fatal. Courage is the only thing.
- Winston Churchill | Courage Quotes
We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself the means of inspiration and survival.
- Winston Churchill | Courage Quotes
Success is going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.
- Winston Churchill | Success Quotes
It is no use saying "we are doing our best." You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
- Winston Churchill | Success Quotes
Continuous effort-not strength or intelligence-is the key to unlocking our potential.
- Winston Churchill | Success Quotes
The problems of victory are more agreeable than those of defeat, but they are no less difficult.
- Winston Churchill | Success Quotes
Victory at all costs, victory in spite of all terror, victory however long and hard the hard may be; for without victory there is no survival.
- Winston Churchill | Success Quotes
Victory at all costs, victory in spite of all terror, victory however long and hard the road may be; for without victory there is no survival.
- Winston Churchill | Commitment and Belief Quotes
The maxim "Nothing avails but perfection" may be spelled "Paralysis."
- Winston Churchill | Perfection Quotes
Continuous efforts-not strength or intelligence-is the key to unlocking our potential.
- Winston Churchill | No pressure, no diamonds. Quotes
Never give in! Never give in! Never, never, never, never.... In nothing great or small, large or petty, never give in except to convictions or honor and good sense!
- Winston Churchill | No pressure, no diamonds. Quotes
We shall go on to the end. We shall fight in France, we shall fight with growing confidence and growing strength in the air, we shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be. We shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields, and in the streets, we shall fight in the halls. We shall never surrender.
- Winston Churchill | No pressure, no diamonds. Quotes
Success is going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.
- Winston Churchill | Failures and Mistakes Quotes
Where does the family start? It starts with a young man falling in love with a girl - no superior alternative has yet been found.
- Winston Churchill | Family Quotes
My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.
- Winston Churchill | Companionship Quotes
Most people hate the taste of beer to begin with. It is, however, a prejudice that many people have been able to overcome.
- Winston Churchill | Eat, Drink, and Be Merry Quotes
Mr. Attlee is a very modest man. But then he has much to be modest about.
- Winston Churchill | Insults Quotes
I am prepared to meet my Maker. Whether my Maker is prepared for the ordeal of meeting me is another matter.
- Winston Churchill | Life and Death Quotes
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
- Winston Churchill | England Quotes
Let us therefore brace ourselves to our duties, and so -bear ourselves that, if the British Empire and its Commonwealth last for a thousand years, men will still say, "This was their finest hour."
- Winston Churchill | England Quotes
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
- Winston Churchill | England Quotes
Terminological inexactitude
- Winston Churchill | Lying Quotes
The English never draw a line without blurring it.
- Winston Churchill | Never Quotes
Never give in, never give in, never, never, never, never - in nothing great or small, large or petty - never give in except to convictions of honour and good sense.
- Winston Churchill | Never Quotes
The English never draw a line without blurring it.
- Winston Churchill | Never Quotes
Never give in, never give in, never, never, never, never - in nothing great or small, large or petty - never give in except to convictions of honour and good sense.
- Winston Churchill | Never Quotes
The English never draw a line without blurring it.
- Winston Churchill | Never Quotes
Never give in, never give in, never, never, never, never - in nothing great or small, large or petty - never give in except to convictions of honour and good sense.
- Winston Churchill | Never Quotes
The English never draw a line without blurring it.
- Winston Churchill | Never Quotes
Never give in, never give in, never, never, never, never - in nothing great or small, large or petty - never give in except to convictions of honour and good sense.
- Winston Churchill | Never Quotes
The English never draw a line without blurring it.
- Winston Churchill | Never Quotes
Never give in, never give in, never, never, never, never - in nothing great or small, large or petty - never give in except to convictions of honour and good sense.
- Winston Churchill | Never Quotes
The English never draw a line without blurring it.
- Winston Churchill | Never Quotes
Never give in, never give in, never, never, never, never - in nothing great or small, large or petty - never give in except to convictions of honour and good sense.
- Winston Churchill | Never Quotes
The English never draw a line without blurring it.
- Winston Churchill | Never Quotes
Never give in, never give in, never, never, never, never - in nothing great or small, large or petty - never give in except to convictions of honour and good sense.
- Winston Churchill | Never Quotes
The English never draw a line without blurring it.
- Winston Churchill | Never Quotes
Never give in, never give in, never, never, never, never - in nothing great or small, large or petty - never give in except to convictions of honour and good sense.
- Winston Churchill | Never Quotes


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