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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."
442
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.
436
We shall not fail or falter; we shall not weaken or tire...Give us the tools and we will finish the job.
539
"Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak, Courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen."
399
Don't talk to me about naval tradition. It's nothing but rum, sodomy and the lash.
476
Where there is a great deal of free speech there is always a certain amount of foolish speech.
447
When the eagles are silent, the parrots begin to jabber.
481
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.
361
We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.
449
To build may have to be the slow and laborious task of years. To destroy can be the thoughtless act of a single day.
505
There are a terrible lot of lies going around the world, and the worst of it is half of them are true.
445
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.
346
The price of greatness is responsibility.
386
The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings; the inherent virtue of socialism is the equal sharing of miseries.
412
Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm.
390
Personally I'm always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught
282
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...
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Never hold discussions with the monkey when the organ grinder is in the room.
264
Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing ever happened.