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Sir Winston Churchill

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

Sir Winston Churchill

My wife and I tried to breakfast together, but we had to stop or our marriage would have been wrecked.

Sir Winston Churchill

I have always felt that a politician is to be judged by the animosities he excites among his opponents.

Sir Winston Churchill

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.

Sir Winston Churchill

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

Sir Winston Churchill

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

Sir Winston Churchill

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

Sir Winston Churchill

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

Sir Winston Churchill

There is nothing more exhilarating than to be shot at without result.

Sir Winston Churchill

I have taken more out of alcohol than alcohol has taken out of me.

Sir Winston Churchill

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. Never yield to force; never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy.

Sir Winston Churchill

For myself I am an optimist - it does not seem to be much use being anything else.

Sir Winston Churchill

.... You ask, What is our policy? I will say; "It is to wage war, by sea, land and air, with all our might and with all the strength that God can give us: to wage war against a monstrous tyranny, never surpassed in the dark lamentable catalogue of human crime. That is our policy." You ask, What is our aim? I can answer with one word: Victory - 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.

Sir Winston Churchill

It helps to write down half a dozen things which are worrying me. Two of them, say, disappear; about two, nothing can be done, so itÂ’s no use worrying, and two perhaps can be settled.

Sir Winston Churchill

The price of greatness is responsibility.

Sir Winston Churchill

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

Sir Winston Churchill

Here is the answer which I will give to President Roosevelt... We shall not fail or falter; we shall not weaken or tire. Neither the sudden shock of battle nor the long-drawn trials of vigilance and exertion will wear us down. Give us the tools and we will finish the job.

Sir Winston Churchill

I cannot pretend to feel impartial about colours. I rejoice with the brilliant ones and am genuinely sorry for the poor browns.

Sir Winston Churchill

"Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak, Courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen."

Sir Winston Churchill

We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.

Sir Winston Churchill

So they [the Government] go on in strange paradox, decided only to be undecided, resolved to be irresolute, adamant for drift, solid for fluidity, all-powerful to be impotent.

Sir 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.

Sir Winston Churchill

The best argument against democracy is a five minute conversation with the average voter.

Sir Winston Churchill

Who will relieve me of this Wuthering Height

Sir Winston Churchill

The empires of the future are the empires of the mind.

Sir Winston Churchill
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