Winston Churchill Quotes

churchill_150Winston Churchill
Born: November 30, 1874 – England
Died: January 24, 1965 -England
Profession:  Prime Minister, Military Leader, Writer, Artist wiki

Winston Churchill is considered one of the greatest military leaders of the 20th Century. He led the British during World War II. However, before his rise to fame, Churchill was a British politician. Eventually acting as The UK Prime Minister one two separate terms from 19040-1955.

Along with successfully leading The British, Churchill was an acclaimed writer and artist. He is the only Prime Minister to have also won a Nobel Prize for Literature. He is also the first person to have ever be named an Honorary American Citizen.

30 Winston Churchill Quotes

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

2. A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on.

3. A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.

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

5. Continuous effort – not strength or intelligence – is the key to unlocking our potential.

6. Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities, because it is the quality that guarantees all others.

7. Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.

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

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

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

11. If you are going to go through hell, keep going.

12. If you have ten thousand regulations, you destroy all respect for the law.

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

14. Never hold discussions with the monkey when the organ grinder is in the room.

15. One ought never to turn one’s back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half.

16. It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.

17. Personally I’m always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.

18. Socialism is the philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance and the gospel of envy.

19. Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.

20. Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm.

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

22. The farther backward you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.

23. The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of the blessings. The inherent blessing of socialism is the equal sharing of misery.

24. The price of greatness is responsibility.

25. The reserve of modern assertions is sometimes pushed to extremes, in which the fear of being contradicted leads the writer to strip himself of almost all sense and meaning.

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

27. There is no such thing as a good tax.

28. We contend that for a nation to tax itself into prosperity is like a man standing in a bucket and trying to lift himself up by the handle.
29. The problems of victory are more agreeable than the problems of defeat, but they are no less difficult.

30. Once in a while you will stumble upon the truth but most of us manage to pick ourselves up and hurry along as if nothing had happened.

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