Winston Churchill

1874 - 1965

A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on victory

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Victory is the beautiful, bright-colored flower. Transport is the stem without which it could never have blossomed.

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

Source: The River War, 1899

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on country, darkness, god, history, life, and play

Do not let us speak of darker days, let us speak rather of sterner days. These are not dark days: these are great days-the greatest days our country has ever lived; and we must all thank God that we have been allowed, each of us according to our stations, to play a part in making these days memorable in the history of our race.

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

Source: Address at Harrow School, October 1941

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on success

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

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on success and war

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

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

Source: The Second World War: Moral of the Work, vol. II, Their Finest Hour, 1949

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on evil and words

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By swallowing evil words unsaid, no one has ever harmed his stomach.

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on kindness and people

What kind of people do they [the Japanese] think we are?

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

Source: Speech to the U.S. Congress, December 26, 1941

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on controversy

If you try to set forth in a catalogue what will be the exact settlement of an affair you will find that the moment you leave the area of pious platitude you will descend into the arena of heated controversy.

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on dictatorship and hunger

Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

Source: While England Slept, 1936

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on life

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

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

Source: The Malakand Field Force, 1898

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on mountains

We have not journeyed all this way across the centuries, across the oceans, across the mountains, across the prairies, because we are made of sugar candy.

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

Source: Speech to the Canadian Senate and House of Commons, Ottawa, December 30, 1941

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