Winston Churchill Quotes
Politics is almost as exciting as war, and quite as dangerous. In war you can only be killed once, but in politics many times.
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.
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
Nothing can be more abhorrent to democracy than to imprison a person or keep him in prison because he is unpopular. This is really the test of civilization.
The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
We do not covet anything from any nation except their respect.
Study history, study history. In history lies all the secrets of statecraft.
If the human race wishes to have a prolonged and indefinite period of material prosperity, they have only got to behave in a peaceful and helpful way toward one another.
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile, hoping it will eat him last.
I cannot pretend to be impartial about the colours. I rejoice with the brilliant ones, and am genuinely sorry for the poor browns.
Battles are won by slaughter and maneuver. The greater the general, the more he contributes in maneuver, the less he demands in slaughter.
A politician needs 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.
We occasionally stumble over the truth but most of us pick ourselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
My wife and I tried two or three times in the last 40 years to have breakfast together, but it was so disagreeable we had to stop.
You have enemies? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.
If you're going through hell, keep going.
A prisoner of war is a man who tries to kill you and fails, and then asks you not to kill him.
You can always count on Americans to do the right thing - after they've tried everything else.
We shape our buildings; thereafter they shape us.
Some people regard private enterprise as a predatory tiger to be shot. Others look on it as a cow they can milk. Not enough people see it as a healthy horse, pulling a sturdy wagon.
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