Winston Churchill Quotes

Winston Churchill Quotes…
Winston Churchill was born on 30 November 1874, in Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire and was of rich, aristocratic ancestry.

Winston Churchill was an inspirational statesman, writer, orator and leader who led Britain to victory in the Second World War. He served as Conservative Prime Minister twice – from 1940 to 1945 (before being defeated in the 1945 general election by the Labour leader Clement Attlee) and fro  m 1951 to 1955.

Winston Churchill was not only a great wartime leader but also a Nobel laureate, statesman, bon viveur and celebrated wit. Voted the greatest Briton of all time in a 2002 poll for the BBC, Churchill was as famous for his turn of phrase as he was for his political career.

Winston Churchill Quotes

Politics is not a game. It is an earnest business.

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

 No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.

Russia is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma.

Winston Churchill Quotes

Winston Churchill Quotes

This is no time for ease and comfort. It is time to dare and endure.

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

‘No comment’ is a splendid expression. I am using it again and again.

Study history, study history. In history lies all the secrets of statecraft.

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

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

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

We are masters of the unsaid words, but slaves of those we let slip out.

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

In wartime, truth is so precious that she should always be attended by a bodyguard of lies.

My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.

Winston Churchill Quotes

You have enemies? Good. That means you’ve stood up for something, sometime in your life.

It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link of the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.

Now this is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning.

Winston Churchill Quotes

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

Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy, its inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery.

Politics is almost as exciting as war, and quite as dangerous. In war you can only be killed once, but in politics many times.

Lady Astor to Churchill: “If I were married to you, I’d put poison in your coffee.” Reply: “If I were married to you, I’d drink it.”

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

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.

Criticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary. It fulfils the same function as pain in the human body. It calls attention to an unhealthy state of things.

I was only the servant of my country and had I, at any moment, failed to express her unflinching resolve to fight and conquer, I should at once have been rightly cast aside.

Want of foresight, unwillingness to act when action would be simple and effective, lack of clear thinking, confusion of counsel until the emergency comes, until self-preservation strikes its jarring gong – these are the features which constitute the endless repetition of history.

We shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be, we shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills; we shall never surrender.

Winston Churchill Quotes

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. Never run away from anything. Never!

Statesmen are not called upon only to settle easy questions. These often settle themselves. It is where the balance quivers, and the proportions are veiled in mist, that the opportunity for world-saving decisions presents itself.

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