It is better to be making the news than taking it; to be an actor rather than a critic.
Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)
Source: The Malakand Field Force, 1898
Contributed by: Zaady
If you destroy a free market, you create a black market.
It is a socialist ideal that making profits is a vice. I consider the real vice is making losses.
Nothing is more costly, nothing is more sterile, than vengeance.
This report, by its very length, defends itself against the risk of being read.
He has all the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
When you are winning a war, almost everything that happens can be claimed to be right and wise.
Source: A Churchill Reader, edited by Colin Coote
This wicked man Hitler, the repository and embodiment of many forms of soul-destroying hatred. this monstrous product of former wrongs and shame.
Source: Radio Broadcast, 11 September 1940
No one pretends that democracy is perfect or all-wise. Indeed, it has been said that democracy is the worst form of government except for all of the other forms which have been tried from time to time.
I am an optimist. It does not seem too much use being anything else.
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