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

All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.

Winston Churchill

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

Winston Churchill

What kind of people do they think we are, do they think we will be bowed by their tryanny?

Winston Churchill

No crime is so great as daring to excel.

Winston Churchill

It was the nation and the race dwelling all round the globe that had the lion's heart. I had the luck to be called upon to give the roar.

Winston Churchill

We occasionally stumble over the truth but most of us pick ourselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.

Winston Churchill

I may be drunk, Miss, but in the morning I will be sober and you will still be ugly.

Winston Churchill

Too often the strong, silent man is silent only because he does not know what to say, and is reputed strong only because he has remained silent.

Winston Churchill

To jaw-jaw is always better than to war-war.

Winston Churchill

Why you may take the most gallant sailor, the most intrepid airman, and th most audacious soldier, put them at a table together-and what do you get? The sum of their fears.

Winston Churchill

There is something about the outside of a horse that is good for the inside of a man.

Winston Churchill

We shape our buildings and they shape us.

Winston Churchill

Yes Madame, I am drunk but you are ugly and tomorrow I'll be sober.

Winston Churchill

There are two things that are more difficult than making an after-dinner speech: climbing a wall which is leaning toward you and kissing a girl who is leaning away from you.

Winston Churchill

Man will occasionally stumble over the truth, but usually manages to pick himself up, walk over or around it, and carry on.

Winston Churchill

Never, never, never give up.

Winston Churchill

Healthy citizens are the greatest asset any country can have.

Winston Churchill

We have always found the Irish a bit odd. They refuse to be English.

Winston Churchill

For good or for ill, air mastery is today the supreme expression of military power and fleets and armies, however vital and important, must accept a subordinate rank.

Winston Churchill

Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.

Winston Churchill

Before Alamein we never had a victory. After Alamein we never had a defeat.

Winston Churchill

We are asking the nations of Europe between whom rivers of blood have flowed to forget the feuds of a thousand years.

Winston Churchill

If you are going through hell, keep going.

Winston Churchill

The great defense against the air menace is to attack the enemy's aircraft as near as possible to their point of departure.

Winston Churchill

Meeting Franklin Roosevelt was like opening your first bottle of champagne; knowing him was like drinking it.

Winston Churchill
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