Character may be manifested in the great moments, but it is made in the small ones.
Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)
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
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
Odd things: animals. All dogs look up to you. All cats look down to you. Only the pig looks at you as an equal.
We have a lot of anxieties, and one cancels out another very often.
Without tradition, art is a flock of sheep without a shepherd. Without innovation, it is a corpse.
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