Winston Churchill

1874 - 1965

A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on facts and theory

I pass with relief from the tossing sea of Cause and Theory to the firm ground of Result and Fact.

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

Source: The Malakand Field Force, 1898

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on destiny, mistakes, and time

It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on impossibility and women

It is hard, if not impossible, to snub a beautiful woman-they remain beautiful and the rebuke recoils.

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

Source: Saying

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on america and speech

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.

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

Source: Speech in the House of Commons, September 28, 1944

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on animals, cats, and dogs

Odd things: animals. All dogs look up to you. All cats look down to you. Only the pig looks at you as an equal.

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill

We have a lot of anxieties, and one cancels out another very often.

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on art, innovation, and traditions

Without tradition, art is a flock of sheep without a shepherd. Without innovation, it is a corpse.

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on inspiration, learning, meetings, quotations, and style

Adlai Stevenson, himself a notable speaker, often reminisced about his last meeting with Churchill. I asked him on whom or what he had based his oratorical style. Churchill replied, "It was an American statesman who inspired me and taught me how to use every note of the human voice like an organ." Winston then to my amazement started to quote long excerpts from Bourke Cockran's speeches of 60 years before. "He was my model," Churchill said. "I learned from him how to hold thousands in thrall."

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on vengeance

Nothing is more costly, nothing is more sterile, than vengeance.

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on risk

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This report, by its very length, defends itself against the risk of being read.

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

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