Winston Churchill

1874 - 1965

A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on danger, politics, and war

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

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill

Ending a sentence with a preposition is something up with which we will not put.

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill

I always avoid prophesying beforehand, because it is a much better policy to prophesy after the event has already taken place.

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on tears

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I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

Source: First Statement as Prime Minister, House of Commons, May 13, 1940

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill

Never, never, never, never give up.

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill

Sure I am of this, that you have only to endure to conquer. You have only to persevere to save yourselves.

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on work

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We will have no truce or parley with you [Hitler], or the grisly gang who work your wicked will. You do your worst - and we will do our best.

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

Source: Speech to the London County Council, July 1941

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill

It would be an inconvenient rule if nothing could be done until everything can be done.

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill

If you go on with this nuclear arms race, all you are going to do is make the rubble bounce.

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on brothers, children, irony, safety, and survival

It may be that we shall, by a process of sublime irony, have reached a stage in this story where safety will be the sturdy child of terror, and survival the twin brother of annihilation.

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

Source: on the hydrogen bomb, 1955

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