Winston Churchill

1874 - 1965

A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on truth

in

. . . man will occasionally stumble over the truth, but usually manages to pick himself up, walk over or around it, and carry on.

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

Source: Quoted in: Irving Klotz, ‘Bending perception, a book review’ Nature, 1996, Vol. 379

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on chance, lies, truth, and world

A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on.

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

Contributed by: Zaady

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

The British Empire and the United States will have to be somewhat mixed up together in some of their affairs for mutual and general advantage. For my own part, looking out upon the future, I do not view the process with any misgivings.

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

Source: Tribute to the Royal Air Force, House of Commons, 29 August 1940

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on life

in

The greatest lesson in life is to know that even fools are right sometimes.

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on life

in

We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on fighting

I like a man who grins when he fights.

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on devil and hell

in

If Hitler invaded hell, I would make at least a favourable reference to the devil in the House of Commons.

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

Contributed by: Zaady

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

I am certainly not one of those who need to be prodded. In fact, if anything, I am the prod.

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

Source: A Churchill Reader, edited by Colin Coote

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on conservatism, heart, and liberals

Any man who is under 30, and is not a liberal, has not heart; and any man who is over 30, and is not a conservative, has no brains.

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on discovery, freedom, honor, justice, manners, passion, principles, science, and sharing

Our inheritance of well-founded, slowly conceived codes of honor, morals and manners, the passionate convictions which so many hundreds of millions share together of the principles of freedom and justice, are far more precious to us than anything which scientific discoveries could bestow.

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

Contributed by: Zaady

Syndicate content