The British nation is unique in this respect, They are the only people who like to be told how bad things are, who like to be told the worst.
Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)
Source: Report on the war, House of Commons, June 1941
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The British people are good all through. You can test them as you would put a bucket into the sea and always find it salt.
Source: A Churchill Reader, edited by Colin Coote
The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings; the inherent virtue of socialism is the equal sharing of miseries.
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
Nothing is more costly, nothing is more sterile, than vengeance.
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