Winston Churchill

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Born Monday, 30 November -0001
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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 past century, he served as Prime Minister twice (1940–45 and 1951–55).
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He has all the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire. Uncategorized
You have enemies? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life. Uncategorized
The problems of victory are more agreeable than those of defeat, but they are no less difficult. Uncategorized
Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality that guarantees all the others. Uncategorized
Those who can win a war well can rarely make a good peace and those who could make a good peace would never have won the war. Uncategorized
If Hitler invaded hell I would make at least a favorable reference to the devil in the House of Commons. Uncategorized
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. Uncategorized
Everyone has his day and some days last longer than others. Uncategorized
It has been said that democracy is the worst form of government except all the others that have been tried. Uncategorized
The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter. Uncategorized
Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm. Uncategorized
Solitary trees, if they grow at all, grow strong Uncategorized
Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy. Uncategorized
Politics is the ability to foretell what is going to happen tomorrow, next week, next month and next year. And to have the ability afterwards to explain why it didn’t happen. Uncategorized
To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often. Uncategorized
A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty. Uncategorized
The truth is incontrovertible, malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end; there it is. Uncategorized
I am ready to meet my Maker. Whether my Maker is prepared for the ordeal of meeting me is another matter. Uncategorized
A modest man, who has much to be modest about. Uncategorized
The farther backward you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see. Uncategorized