Winston Churchill Quotes

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

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A joke is a very serious thing.

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

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A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity

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

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One does not leave a convivial party before closing time.

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A politician needs 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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A man does what he must - in spite of personal consequences, in spite of obstacles and dangers and pressures - and that is the basis of all human morality.

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Perhaps it is better to be irresponsible and right, than to be responsible and wrong.

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

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Play the game for more than you can afford to lose... only then will you learn the game.

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

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A prisoner of war is a man who tries to kill you and fails, and then asks you not to kill him.

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No crime is so great as daring to excel.

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

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Nothing in life is so exhilarating as to be shot at without result.

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Nothing can be more abhorrent to democracy than to imprison a person or keep him in prison because he is unpopular. This is really the test of civilization.

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No part of the education of a politician is more indispensable than the fighting of elections.

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No idea is so outlandish that it should not be considered with a searching but at the same time a steady eye.

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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!

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Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.

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Politics are very much like war. We may even have to use poison gas at times.

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

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

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It is no use saying, 'We are doing our best.' You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.

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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.

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Kites rise highest against the wind - not with it.

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Let our advance worrying become advance thinking and planning.

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Man will occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of the time he will pick himself up and continue on.

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Meeting Franklin Roosevelt was like opening your first bottle of champagne

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

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If you're going through hell, keep going.

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Mr. Attlee is a very modest man. Indeed he has a lot to be modest about.

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It is always wise to look ahead, but difficult to look further than you can see.

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My rule of life prescribed as an absolutely sacred rite smoking cigars and also the drinking of alcohol before, after and if need be during all meals and in the intervals between them.

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My wife and I tried two or three times in the last 40 years to have breakfast together, but it was so disagreeable we had to stop.

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

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Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.

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India is a geographical term. It is no more a united nation than the Equator.

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It is a fine thing to be honest, but it is also very important to be right.

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It has been said that democracy is the worst form of government except all the others that have been tried.

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In the course of my life, I have often had to eat my words, and I must confess that I have always found it a wholesome diet.

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