Success is going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.
Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)
Source: Letters from a Stoic
Contributed by: Zaady
From Stettin in the Baltic to Trieste in the Adriatic an iron curtain has descended across the Continent.
Source: Address at Westminster College, Fulton, Missouri, March 5, 1946
The truth is incontrovertible. Malice may attack it. Ignorance may deride it. But in the end, there it is.
From now on, ending a sentence with a preposition is something up with which I will not put.
The V sign is the symbol of the unconquerable will of the occupied territories, and a portent of the fate awaiting the Nazi tyranny.
Source: Message to the people of Europe on launching the V for Victory campaign, July 1941
For each and for all, as for the Royal Navy, the watchword should be, "Carry on, and dread nought."
Source: Speech on traffic at sea, House of Commons, December 6, 1939
I pass with relief from the tossing sea of Cause and Theory to the firm ground of Result and Fact.
Source: The Malakand Field Force, 1898
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
It is hard, if not impossible, to snub a beautiful woman-they remain beautiful and the rebuke recoils.
The United States is a land of free speech. Nowhere is speech freer - not even here where we sedulously cultivate it even in its most repulsive form.
Source: Speech in the House of Commons, September 28, 1944
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