Winston Churchill

1874 - 1965

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.

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on life

in

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

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

Contributed by: Zaady

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

Contributed by: Zaady

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

The price of greatness is responsibility.

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

Contributed by: Zaady

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

Contributed by: Zaady

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

Contributed by: Zaady

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)

Contributed by: Zaady

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

Contributed by: Zaady

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

History will be kind to me for I intend to write it.

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on action, conscience, failure, fate, guidance, history, honor, hope, life, memory, passion, past, play, sincerity, trying, and worth

History with its flickering lamp stumbles along the trail of the past, trying to reconstruct its scenes, to revive its echoes, and kindle with pale gleams the passion of former days. What is the worth of all this? The only guide to a man is his conscience; the only shield to his memory is the rectitude and sincerity of his actions. It is very imprudent to walk through life without this shield, because we are so often mocked by the failure of our hopes and the upsetting of our calculations; but with this shield, however the fate may play, we march always in the ranks of honor.

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

Source: Tribute to Neville Chamberlain, House of Commons, November 1940

Contributed by: Zaady

Syndicate content