winston churchill Quotes

We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give.
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— Winston Churchill
Personally, I'm always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.
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— Winston Churchill
For myself I am an optimist - it does not seem to be much use to be anything else.
— Winston Churchill
Kites rise highest against the wind, not with it.
— Winston Churchill
A lady came up to me one day and said 'Sir! You are drunk', to which I replied 'I am drunk today madam, and tomorrow I shall be sober but you will still be ugly.
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— Winston Churchill
Never, never, never give in!
— Winston Churchill
Success is stumbling from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.
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— Winston Churchill
Tact is the ability to tell someone to go to hell in such a way that they look forward to the trip.
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— Winston Churchill
My tastes are simple: I am easily satisfied with the best.
— Winston Churchill
If you are going through hell, keep going.
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— Winston Churchill
This paper, by its very length, defends itself from ever being read.
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— Winston Churchill
There is nothing more exhilarating than to be shot at with no result.
— Winston Churchill
It is a mistake to try to look too far ahead. The chain of destiny can only be grasped one link at a time.
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— Winston Churchill
Sometimes doing your best is not good enough. Sometimes you must do what is required.
— Winston Churchill
Occasionally he stumbled over the truth, but hastily picked himself up and hurried on as if nothing had happened.
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— Winston Churchill
Democracy is the worst form of government, except for all the others.
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— Winston Churchill
From now on, ending a sentence with a preposition is something up with which I will not put.
— Winston Churchill
You ask, what is our aim? I can answer in one word. It is victory, 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.
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— Winston Churchill
We sleep safely at night because rough men stand ready to visit violence on those who would harm us.
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— Winston Churchill
We are all worms, But I do believe that I am a glow worm.
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— Winston Churchill
Man will occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of the time he will pick himself up and continue on.
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— Winston Churchill
The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
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— Winston Churchill
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.
— Winston Churchill
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
A state of society where men may not speak their minds cannot long endure.
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— Winston Churchill
This report, by its very length, defends itself against the risk of being read.
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— Winston Churchill
Personally I'm always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.
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— Winston Churchill
Short words are best and the old words when short are best of all.
— Winston Churchill
Politics is the ability to foretell what is going to happen tomorrow, next week, next month and next year. And to have the ability afterwards to explain why it didn't happen.
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— Winston Churchill
Ending a sentence with a preposition is something up with which I will not put.
— Winston Churchill
In war, you can only be killed once, but in politics, many times.
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— Winston Churchill
If it weren't for painting, I wouldn't live; I couldn't bear the extra strain of things.
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— Winston Churchill
We occasionally stumble over the truth but most of us pick ourselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
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— Winston Churchill
Smoking Cigars is like falling in love. First, you are attracted by its shape; you stay for its flavor, and you must always remember never, never to let the flame go out!
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— Winston Churchill
You can always count on Americans to do the right thing - after they've tried everything else.
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— Winston Churchill
The most beautiful voice in the world is that of an educated Southern woman.
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— Winston Churchill
If you will not fight for right when you can easily win without bloodshed; if you will not fight when your victory will be sure and not too costly; you may come to the moment when you will have to fight with all odds against you and only a precarious chance of survival. There may be even a worse fate, you may have to fight when there is no hope of victory, because it is better to perish than to live as slaves.
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— Winston Churchill
Everyone is in favor of free speech. Hardly a day passes without its being extolled, but some people's idea of it is that they are free to say what they like, but if anyone else says anything back, that is an outrage.
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— Winston Churchill
The POSITIVE THINKER sees the INVISIBLE, feels the INTANGIBLE, and achieves the IMPOSSIBLE.
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— Winston Churchill
A nation that forgets its past has no future.
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— Winston Churchill