Sir Winston Churchill

Country United States
Born Monday, 30 November -0001
Quotes 57
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I would say to the House, as I said to those who have joined this Government: 'I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat." Uncategorized
The British nation is unique in this respect. They are the only people who like to be told how bad things are, who like to be told the worst. Uncategorized
We shall not fail or falter; we shall not weaken or tire...Give us the tools and we will finish the job. Uncategorized
"Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak, Courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen." Uncategorized
Don't talk to me about naval tradition. It's nothing but rum, sodomy and the lash. Uncategorized
Where there is a great deal of free speech there is always a certain amount of foolish speech. Uncategorized
When the eagles are silent, the parrots begin to jabber. Uncategorized
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. Uncategorized
We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give. Uncategorized
To build may have to be the slow and laborious task of years. To destroy can be the thoughtless act of a single day. Uncategorized
There are a terrible lot of lies going around the world, and the worst of it is half of them are true. Uncategorized
The reserve of modern assertions is sometimes pushed to extremes, in which the fear of being contradicted leads the writer to strip himself of almost all sense and meaning. Uncategorized
The price of greatness is responsibility. Uncategorized
The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings; the inherent virtue of socialism is the equal sharing of miseries. Uncategorized
Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm. Uncategorized
Personally I'm always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught Uncategorized
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. Uncategorized
Never, never, never believe any war will be smooth and easy, or that anyone who embarks on the strange voyage can measure the tides and hurricanes he will encounter. The statesman who yields to war fever must realize that once the signal is given, he is no longer the master of policy but the slave of unforeseeable and uncontrollable events. Uncategorized
Never hold discussions with the monkey when the organ grinder is in the room. Uncategorized
Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing ever happened. Uncategorized