Winston Churchill

1874 - 1965

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 acceptance, inspiration, nations, and people

I have never accepted what many people have kindly said - namely that I inspired the nation. Their will was resolute and remorseless, and as it proved, unconquerable. It fell to me to express it.

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

Source: an address to Parliament, 1954

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on jobs

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Give us the tools and we will finish the job.

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on greatness and responsibility

Responsibility is the price of greatness.

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill

There is nothing more exhilarating than to be shot at without result.

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on action and mystery

I cannot forecast to you the action of Russia. It is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma.

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

Source: Radio Broadcast, October, 1939

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on friendship and secrets

Everybody has always underrated the Russians. They keep their own secrets alike from foe and friends.

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

Source: A Churchill Reader, edited by Colin Coote

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on simplicity

All the great things are simple.

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill

The soft underbelly of the Axis.

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Source: Report on the war, House of Commons, November 11, 1942

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on life

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There was a man who sold a hyena skin while the beast still lived and who was killed in hunting it.

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

Source: Speech on Allied war gains, House of Commons, August 2, 1944

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