Winston Churchill

1874 - 1965

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.

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

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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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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on contempt, danger, disobedience, lawyers, and vices

Winston Churchill, for his part, regarded Gandhi with not a little contempt, describing the 'Mahatma' as a dangerous charlatan: "It is alarming and also nauseating to see Mr. Gandhi, a seditious Middle Temple lawyer, now posing as a fakir of a type well known in the East, striding half-naked up the steps of the Vice regal palace, while he is still organising and conducting a campaign of civil disobedience, to parley on equal terms with the representative of King-Emperor."

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

Source: speech to the West Essex Conservatives, February 23, 1930

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on approval, congress, and meetings

Here Churchill repeats with approval a statement he had first made in January, 1930 "at a meeting at the Cannon Street Hotel." "Sooner or later you will have to crush Gandhi and the Indian Congress and all they stand for."

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

Source: speaking before the House of Commons, April 29, 1932

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on future, past, and present

In the past we have had a light which flickered, in the present we have a light which flames, and in the future there will be a light which shines over all the land and sea.

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

Source: Speech on war with Japan, House of Commons, December 8, 1941

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on decisions

Decided only to be undecided, resolved to be irresolute, adamant for drift, solid for fluidity, all-powerful to be impotent. Of Stanley Baldwin's policies.

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

Source: While England Slept, 1936

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

These are not dark days: these are great days - the greatest days our country has ever lived.

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on traditions

Don't talk to me about Naval tradition. It's nothing but rum, sodomy, and the lash.

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on good and honor

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Never give in, never give in, never, never, never, never - in nothing, great or small, large or petty - never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense. See Shakespear, King Lear, Act V, scene iii. and William Pitt, Earl of Chatham, "Never . . . Lay Down Arms"

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

Source: Address at Harrow School, October 1941

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill

Never give in. Never. Never. Never. Never.

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

Source: Speech to House of Commons honoring him after retirement

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