Winston Churchill

1874 - 1965

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.

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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.

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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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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on lies and truth

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

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on men and truth

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

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on quotations

I am reminded of the professor who, in his declining hours, was asked for his final counsel. He replied, "Verify your quotations."

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

Source: A Churchill Reader, edited by Colin Coote

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