Winston Churchill

1874 - 1965

A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on fighting

I like a man who grins when he fights.

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

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

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

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

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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

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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.

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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.

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on danger and feeling

Nothing is more dangerous in wartime than to live in the temperamental atmosphere of a Gallup Poll, always feeling one's pulse and taking one's temperature. Dr. George H. Gallup founded his Institute of Public Opinion in England in 1936.

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

Source: Report to House of Commons, September 1941

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on life, trouble, and worry

When I look back on all the worries I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which never happened.

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on planning and thinking

Let our advance worrying become advance thinking and planning.

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on books, companions, friendship, interest, society, and writing

Writing a long and substantial book is like having a friend and companion at your side, to whom you can always turn for comfort and amusement, and whose society becomes more attractive as a new and widening field of interest.

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 contentment and dictatorship

The German dictator, instead of snatching the victuals from the table, has been content to have them served to him course by course.

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

Source: Speech on the Munich agreement, House of Commons, October 5, 1938

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