Sunday, 9 September 2012

Time For Winston Churchill Quotes

"However beautiful the strategy, you should occasionally look at the results." Winston Churchill

"We are stripped bare by the curse of plenty." Winston Churchill

"It is no use saying, 'We are doing our best.' You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary." Winston Churchill

"A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty." Winston Churchill

"I have taken more out of alcohol than alcohol has taken out of me." Winston Churchill

"Great and good are seldom the same man." Winston Churchill

"The first quality that is needed is audacity." Winston Churchill

"It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations." Winston Churchill

"Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities... because it is the quality which guarantees all others." Winston Churchill

"The length of this document defends it well against the risk of its being read." Winston Churchill

Winston Churchill Quotes
Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill, KG, OM, CH, TD, PC, DL, FRS, Hon. RA (30 November 1874 – 24 January 1965) was a British Conservative politician and statesman known for his leadership of the United Kingdom during the Second World War. Widely regarded as one of the greatest wartime leaders of the century, he served as Prime Minister twice (1940–45 and 1951–55). A noted statesman and orator, Churchill was also an officer in the British Army, a historian, a writer, and an artist. He is the only British prime minister to have received the Nobel Prize in Literature, and was the first person to be made an Honorary Citizen of the United States.

Churchill was born into the aristocratic family of the Dukes of Marlborough. His father, Lord Randolph Churchill, was a charismatic politician who served as Chancellor of the Exchequer; his mother, Jennie Jerome, was an American socialite. As a young army officer, he saw action in British India, the Sudan, and the Second Boer War. He gained fame as a war correspondent and wrote books about his campaigns.
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"I have never developed indigestion from eating my words." Winston Churchill

"I have been brought up and trained to have the utmost contempt for people who get drunk." Winston Churchill

"Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference." Winston Churchill

"I may be drunk, Miss, but in the morning I will be sober and you will still be ugly." Winston Churchill

"I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat." Winston Churchill

"History is written by the victors." Winston Churchill

"These are not dark days: these are great days - the greatest days our country has ever lived." Winston Churchill

"If Hitler invaded hell I would make at least a favorable reference to the devil in the House of Commons." Winston Churchill

"When the war of the giants is over the wars of the pygmies will begin." Winston Churchill

"You can always count on Americans to do the right thing - after they've tried everything else." Winston Churchill

"Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm." Winston Churchill Quotes

"If you're going through hell, keep going." Winston Churchill

"Everyone has his day and some days last longer than others." Winston Churchill

"Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen." Winston Churchill

"A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on." Winston Churchill

"The farther backward you can look, the farther forward you can see." Winston Churchill

"A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject." Winston Churchill

"I am prepared to meet my Maker. Whether my Maker is prepared for the great ordeal of meeting me is another matter." Winston Churchill

"To jaw-jaw is always better than to war-war." Winston Churchill

"It is always wise to look ahead, but difficult to look further than you can see." Winston Churchill

"We occasionally stumble over the truth but most of us pick ourselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened." Winston Churchill

"It is more agreeable to have the power to give than to receive." Winston Churchill

"Meeting Franklin Roosevelt was like opening your first bottle of champagne; knowing him was like drinking it." Winston Churchill

"The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty." Winston Churchill

"Politics is not a game. It is an earnest business." Winston Churchill

"Perhaps it is better to be irresponsible and right, than to be responsible and wrong." Winston Churchill

"We are masters of the unsaid words, but slaves of those we let slip out." Winston Churchill

"The power of man has grown in every sphere, except over himself." Winston Churchill

"Politics are very much like war. We may even have to use poison gas at times." Winston Churchill

"It has been said that democracy is the worst form of government except all the others that have been tried." Winston Churchill

"Mr. Attlee is a very modest man. Indeed he has a lot to be modest about." Winston Churchill

"No crime is so great as daring to excel." Winston Churchill

"War is mainly a catalogue of blunders." Winston Churchill

"There is no such thing as public opinion. There is only published opinion." Winston Churchill

"Sure I am of this, that you have only to endure to conquer." Winston Churchill

"Solitary trees, if they grow at all, grow strong." Winston Churchill

"This is no time for ease and comfort. It is time to dare and endure." Winston Churchill

"No part of the education of a politician is more indispensable than the fighting of elections." Winston Churchill

"The truth is incontrovertible. Malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end, there it is." Winston Churchill

"We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give." Winston Churchill

"Although prepared for martyrdom, I preferred that it be postponed." Winston Churchill

"Continuous effort - not strength or intelligence - is the key to unlocking our potential." Winston Churchill

"In those days he was wiser than he is now; he used to frequently take my advice." Winston Churchill

"A joke is a very serious thing." Winston Churchill

"Play the game for more than you can afford to lose... only then will you learn the game." Winston Churchill

"No comment" is a splendid expression. I am using it again and again." Winston Churchill

"Without tradition, art is a flock of sheep without a shepherd. Without innovation, it is a corpse." Winston Churchill

"Kites rise highest against the wind - not with it." Winston Churchill

"No idea is so outlandish that it should not be considered with a searching but at the same time a steady eye." Winston Churchill

"He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire." Winston Churchill

"The short words are best, and the old words are the best of all." Winston Churchill

"Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few." Winston Churchill

"Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened." Winston Churchill

"The power of an air force is terrific when there is nothing to oppose it." Winston Churchill

"Before Alamein we never had a victory. After Alamein we never had a defeat." Winston Churchill

"I'm just preparing my impromptu remarks." Winston Churchill

"India is a geographical term. It is no more a united nation than the Equator." Winston Churchill

"If we open a quarrel between past and present, we shall find that we have lost the future." Winston Churchill

"I never worry about action, but only inaction." Winston Churchill

"This report, by its very length, defends itself against the risk of being read." Winston Churchill

"In wartime, truth is so precious that she should always be attended by a bodyguard of lies." Winston Churchill

"Broadly speaking, the short words are the best, and the old words best of all." Winston Churchill

"If you go on with this nuclear arms race, all you are going to do is make the rubble bounce." Winston Churchill

"There is no such thing as a good tax." Winston Churchill

"If you have ten thousand regulations you destroy all respect for the law." Winston Churchill

"In war, you can only be killed once, but in politics, many times." Winston Churchill

"We shape our buildings; thereafter they shape us." Winston Churchill

"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts." Winston Churchill

"I am fond of pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals." Winston Churchill

"To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often." Winston Churchill

"I am always ready to learn although I do not always like being taught." Winston Churchill

"When you have to kill a man, it costs nothing to be polite." Winston Churchill

"Nothing in life is so exhilarating as to be shot at without result." Winston Churchill

"Baldwin thought Europe was a bore, and Chamberlain thought it was only a greater Birmingham." Winston Churchill

"Let our advance worrying become advance thinking and planning." Winston Churchill

"Do not let spacious plans for a new world divert your energies from saving what is left of the old." Winston Churchill

"The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter." Winston Churchill

"There are a terrible lot of lies going about the world, and the worst of it is that half of them are true." Winston Churchill

"We shall show mercy, but we shall not ask for it." Winston Churchill

"The problems of victory are more agreeable than those of defeat, but they are no less difficult." Winston Churchill

"Personally I'm always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught." Winston Churchill

"Healthy citizens are the greatest asset any country can have." Winston Churchill

"Now this is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning." Winston Churchill

"Short words are best and the old words when short are best of all." Winston Churchill

"Eating words has never given me indigestion." Winston Churchill

"Really I feel less keen about the Army every day. I think the Church would suit me better." Winston Churchill

"We do not covet anything from any nation except their respect." Winston Churchill

"When you are winning a war almost everything that happens can be claimed to be right and wise." Winston Churchill

"Never, never, never give up." Winston Churchill

"The price of greatness is responsibility." Winston Churchill

"You have enemies? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life." Winston Churchill

"Man will occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of the time he will pick himself up and continue on." Winston Churchill

"The empires of the future are the empires of the mind." Winston Churchill

"We have always found the Irish a bit odd. They refuse to be English." Winston Churchill

"To build may have to be the slow and laborious task of years. To destroy can be the thoughtless act of a single day." Winston Churchill

"Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm." Winston Churchill

"From Stettin in the Baltic to Trieste in the Adriatic, an iron curtain has descended across the Continent." Winston Churchill

"We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself the means of inspiration and survival." Winston Churchill

"History will be kind to me for I intend to write it." Winston Churchill

"We are asking the nations of Europe between whom rivers of blood have flowed to forget the feuds of a thousand years." Winston Churchill

"I am easily satisfied with the very best." Winston Churchill

"True genius resides in the capacity for evaluation of uncertain, hazardous, and conflicting information." Winston Churchill

"We are all worms. But I believe that I am a glow-worm." Winston Churchill

"I am an optimist. It does not seem too much use being anything else." Winston Churchill

"Never hold discussions with the monkey when the organ grinder is in the room." Winston Churchill

"Study history, study history. In history lies all the secrets of statecraft." Winston Churchill

"It is a fine thing to be honest, but it is also very important to be right." Winston Churchill

"It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link of the chain of destiny can be handled at a time." Winston Churchill

"My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me." Winston Churchill

"Difficulties mastered are opportunities won." Winston Churchill

"Although personally I am quite content with existing explosives, I feel we must not stand in the path of improvement." Winston Churchill

"Russia is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma." Winston Churchill

"An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile, hoping it will eat him last." Winston Churchill

"I like a man who grins when he fights." Winston Churchill

"A prisoner of war is a man who tries to kill you and fails, and then asks you not to kill him." Winston Churchill

"Ending a sentence with a preposition is something up with which I will not put." Winston Churchill

"I am certainly not one of those who need to be prodded. In fact, if anything, I am the prod." Winston Churchill

"One does not leave a convivial party before closing time." Winston Churchill


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