Winston Churchill

1874 - 1965

A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on death, presidency, soldiers, and world

He [President Franklin D. Roosevelt] died in harness, and we may well say in battle harness, like his soldiers, sailors and airmen who died side by side with ours and carrying out their tasks to the end all over the world. What an enviable death was his.

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

Source: Speech in the House of Commons, April 17, 1945

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on extremism, fear, and meaning

The reserve of modern assertions is sometimes pushed to extremes, in which the fear of being contradicted leads the writer to strip himself of almost all sense and meaning.

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on disaster, men, success, and world

There are men in the world who derive an exaltation from the proximity of disaster and ruin, as other from success.

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

Source: The Malakand Field Force, 1898

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on action, consequences, destruction, life, uncertainty, and virtue

How little can we foresee the consequences either of wise or unwise action, of virtue or of malice. Without this measureless and perpetual uncertainty, the drama of human life would be destroyed.

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

Source: The Gathering Storm, vol. I

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on courage and quality

Courage is the finest of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on time

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This is no time for ease and comfort. It is the time to dare and endure.

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on criticism, reality, and time

I do not resent criticism, even when, for the sake of emphasis, it parts for the time with reality.

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

Source: Speech in the House of Commons, January 1941

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on day

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Everyone has his day and some days last longer than others.

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

Source: Speech in the House of Commons, January 1952

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on companions, constancy, death, journeys, and sorrow

Death and sorrow will be the companions of our journey; hardship our garment; constancy and valor our only shield. We must be united, we must be undaunted, we must be inflexible.

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

Source: Report about the war, House of Commons, October 1940

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on defeat, difficulty, problems, and victory

The problems of victory are more agreeable than those of defeat, but they are no less difficult.

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

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