Winston Churchill

Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill KG, OM, CH, TD, FRS, PC (Can) (1874-11-30 1965-01-24) was a British politician. He was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945, and again from 1951 to 1955. He received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1953.
Found 180 thoughts of Winston Churchill

I am easily satisfied with the very best.

Winston Churchill

The problems of victory are more agreeable than the problems of defeat, but they are no less difficult.

Winston Churchill

An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile--hoping it will eat him last.

Winston Churchill

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

Winston Churchill

All men make mistakes, but only wise men learn from their mistakes.

Winston Churchill

The Navy can lose us the war, but only the Air Force can win it. The fighters are our salvation, but the bombers alone provide the means of victory.

Winston Churchill

We must beware of needless innovation, especially when guided by logic.

Winston Churchill

There is no such thing as public opinion. There is only published opinion.

Winston Churchill

Don't take 'no' for an answer, never submit to failure. Do not be fobbed off with mere personal success or acceptance. You will make all kinds of mistakes, but as long as you are generous and true, and also fierce, you cannot hurt the world or even seriously distress her. She was made to be wooed by youth.

Winston Churchill

Logic is a poor guide compared with custom.

Winston Churchill

History is written by the victors.

Winston Churchill

The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings; the inherent virtue of socialism is the equal sharing of miseries.

Winston Churchill

Solitary trees, if they grow at all, grow strong.

Winston Churchill

I was never tired of listening to his wisdom or imparting my own.

Winston Churchill

If you're going through hell, keep going.

Winston Churchill

Always remember that I have taken more out of alcohol than alcohol has taken out of me.

Winston Churchill

Writing is an adventure. To begin with, it is a toy and an amusement. Then it becomes a mistress, then it becomes a master, then it becomes a tyrant. The last phase is that just as you are about to be reconciled to your servitude, you kill the monster and fling him to the public.

Winston Churchill

The truth is incontrovertible. Malice may attack it and ignorance may deride it, but in the end, there it is.

Winston Churchill

Although present on the occasion, I have no clear recollection of the events leading up to it.

Winston Churchill

From now on, ending a sentence with a preposition is something up with which I will not put.

Winston Churchill

Out of intense complexities intense simplicities emerge.

Winston Churchill

Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.

Winston Churchill

If we open a quarrel between the past and the present, we shall find we have lost the future.

Winston Churchill

Courage is rightly considered the foremost of the virtues, for upon it, all others depend.

Winston Churchill

It is better to do the wrong thing than to do nothing.

Winston Churchill
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