Sunday, May 29, 2011

Winston Churchill Quotes
Winston Churchill   

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

If you are going through hell, keep going.

Bessie Braddock: Sir, you are drunk.
Churchill: And you, madam, are ugly. But in the morning, I shall be sober.

Success is going from failure to failure without a loss of enthusiasm.

Lady Nancy Astor: Winston, if you were my husband, I'd poison your tea.
Churchill: Nancy, if I were your husband, I'd drink it.

The United States invariably does the right thing, after having exhausted every other alternative.

The biggest argument against democracy is a five minute discussion with the average voter.

To improve is to change. To be perfect is to change often.

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

I like pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals.

I am prepared to meet my maker; whether my maker is prepared to meet me is entirely another matter.

Never give in — never, never, never, never, in nothing great or small, large or petty, never give in except to convictions of honour and good sense. Never yield to force; never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy. Speech given at Harrow School (1941-10-29).

This paper by its very length defends itself against the risk of being read.

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

I like a man who grins when he fights.

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

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

The price of greatness is responsibility.

I have taken more good from alcohol than alcohol has taken from me.

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.

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