Winston Churchill

1874 - 1965

A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on power

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The power of man has grown in every sphere, except over himself.

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on day and destruction

To build may have to be the slow and laborious task of years. To destroy can be the thoughtless act of a single day.

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on acting

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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

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on destruction

If you destroy a free market, you create a black market.

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

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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.

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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.

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on admiration and vices

He has all the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on war and winning

When you are winning a war, almost everything that happens can be claimed to be right and wise.

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 modesty

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Mr. Attlee is a very modest man. Indeed, he has a lot to be modest about.

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