We get to make a living; we give to make a life.
Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)
Contributed by: Zaady
Here is the answer which I will give to President Roosevelt. . . . Give us the tools, and we will finish the job.
Source: Radio broadcast , February 1941
"Mr. Churchill, you're drunk!" Yes, I am; and you are ugly. But tomorrow, I shall be sober.
When the eagles are silent the parrots begin to jabber.
Eating words has never given me indigestion.
The empires of the future are empires of the mind.
If the Almighty were to rebuild the world and asked me for advice, I would have English Channels round every country. And the atmosphere would be such that anything which attempted to fly would be set on fire.
We shape our buildings; thereafter they shape us.
We owe something to extravagance, for thrift and adventure seldom go hand in hand.
Where does the family start? It starts with a young man falling in love with a girl - no superior alternative has yet been found.
Source: A Churchill Reader, edited by Colin Coote
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