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
Contributed by: Zaady
Give us the tools and we will finish the job.
Responsibility is the price of greatness.
There is nothing more exhilarating than to be shot at without result.
I cannot forecast to you the action of Russia. It is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma.
Source: Radio Broadcast, October, 1939
Everybody has always underrated the Russians. They keep their own secrets alike from foe and friends.
Source: A Churchill Reader, edited by Colin Coote
All the great things are simple.
The soft underbelly of the Axis.
Source: Report on the war, House of Commons, November 11, 1942
There was a man who sold a hyena skin while the beast still lived and who was killed in hunting it.
Source: Speech on Allied war gains, House of Commons, August 2, 1944
If you have an important point to make, don't try to be subtle or clever. Use a pile driver. Hit the point once. Then come back and hit it again. Then hit it the third time - a tremendous whack.
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