Winston Churchill

1874 - 1965

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

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Let us therefore brace ourselves to our duties, and so bear ourselves that, if the British Empire and its Commonwealth last for a thousand years, men will still say, "This was their finest hour."

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on friendship

Treat your friends as you do your pictures, and place them in their best light.

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

Source: Small Talk on Big Subjects, 1916

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on conflict, genius, information, and uncertainty

True genius resides in the capacity for evaluation of uncertain, hazardous, and conflicting information.

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on life

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We get to make a living; we give to make a life.

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on jobs and presidency

Here is the answer which I will give to President Roosevelt. . . . Give us the tools, and we will finish the job.

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

Source: Radio broadcast , February 1941

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

The price of greatness is responsibility.

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on determination, government, guilt, innocence, and men

There is scarcely anything more important in the government of men than the exact - I will ever say pedantic - observance of the regular forms by which the guilt or innocence of accused persons is determined.

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 conflict

Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

Source: Tribute to the Royal Air Force, House of Commons, 20 August 1940

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on history and past

For my part, I consider that it will be found much better by all parties to leave the past to history, especially as I propose to write that history myself.

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on control, future, history, past, and path

History unfolds itself by strange and unpredictable paths. We have little control over the future; and none at all over the past.

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

Source: A Churchill Reader, edited by Colin Coote

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