Winston Churchill

1874 - 1965

A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on nations, people, and respect

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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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on good and people

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.

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

Source: A Churchill Reader, edited by Colin Coote

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on blessings, capitalism, sharing, socialism, vices, and virtue

The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings; the inherent virtue of socialism is the equal sharing of miseries.

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

Source: Saying

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill

For each and for all, as for the Royal Navy, the watchword should be, "Carry on, and dread nought."

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

Source: Speech on traffic at sea, House of Commons, December 6, 1939

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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 idealism, socialism, and vices

It is a socialist ideal that making profits is a vice. I consider the real vice is making losses.

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.

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

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