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quote by Winston Churchill: May the pain you have known and the conflict you have experienced give you the strength to walk through life facing each new situation with courage and optimism. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

May the pain you have known and the conflict you have experienced give you the strength to walk through life facing each new situation with courage and optimism.

--Winston Churchill


quote by Winston Churchill: Victory will never be found by taking the path of least resistance. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

Victory will never be found by taking the path of least resistance.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: Playing golf is like chasing a quinine pill around a cow pasture. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

Playing golf is like chasing a quinine pill around a cow pasture.

--Winston Churchill

quote by Winston Churchill: To be really happy and really safe, one ought to have at least two or three hobbies, and they must all be real. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

To be really happy and really safe, one ought to have at least two or three hobbies, and they must all be real.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: Building slow destroyers! One might as well breed slow race horses. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

Building slow destroyers! One might as well breed slow race horses.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: Logic is a poor guide compared with custom. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

Logic is a poor guide compared with custom.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: In Russia a man is called reactionary if he objects to having his property stolen and his wife and children murdered. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

In Russia a man is called reactionary if he objects to having his property stolen and his wife and children murdered.

--Winston Churchill



quote by Winston Churchill: A good speech should be like a woman's skirt: long enough to cover the subject and short enough to create interest. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

A good speech should be like a woman's skirt: long enough to cover the subject and short enough to create interest.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: The man who stands firm in order to protect a sand-castle can never be relied upon; for he has given away his common sense. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

The man who stands firm in order to protect a sand-castle can never be relied upon; for he has given away his common sense.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: The most beautiful voice in the world is that of an educated Southern woman. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

The most beautiful voice in the world is that of an educated Southern woman.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: I'd rather spend half an hour in the company of a top carpenter, than three hours in the company of an average brain surgeon. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

I'd rather spend half an hour in the company of a top carpenter, than three hours in the company of an average brain surgeon.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: So long as I am acting from duty and conviction, I am indifferent to taunts and jeers. I think they will probably do me more good than harm. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

So long as I am acting from duty and conviction, I am indifferent to taunts and jeers. I think they will probably do me more good than harm.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: Doubts could be swept away only by deeds. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

Doubts could be swept away only by deeds.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: It may well be that we shall by a process of sublime irony have reached a state in this story where safety will be the sturdy child of terror, and survival the twin brother of annihilation. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

It may well be that we shall by a process of sublime irony have reached a state in this story where safety will be the sturdy child of terror, and survival the twin brother of annihilation.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: I drink a great deal. I sleep a little, and I smoke cigar after cigar. That is why I am in two-hundred-percent form. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

I drink a great deal. I sleep a little, and I smoke cigar after cigar. That is why I am in two-hundred-percent form.

--Winston Churchill

quote by Winston Churchill: One may imagine that a man who blew the trumpet for his living would be glad to play the violin for his amusement. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

One may imagine that a man who blew the trumpet for his living would be glad to play the violin for his amusement.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: Those who plan do better than those who do not plan, even should they rarely stick to their plan. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

Those who plan do better than those who do not plan, even should they rarely stick to their plan.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: Death and sorrow will be the companions of our journey; hardship our garment; constancy and valor our only shield. We must be united, we must be undaunted, we must be inflexible. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

Death and sorrow will be the companions of our journey; hardship our garment; constancy and valor our only shield. We must be united, we must be undaunted, we must be inflexible.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: Nothing can save England if she will not save herself. If we lose faith in ourselves, in our capacity to guide and govern, if we lose our will to live, then indeed our story is told. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

Nothing can save England if she will not save herself. If we lose faith in ourselves, in our capacity to guide and govern, if we lose our will to live, then indeed our story is told.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: Human beings are of two classes: those whose work is work and whose pleasure is pleasure; and those whose work and pleasure are one. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

Human beings are of two classes: those whose work is work and whose pleasure is pleasure; and those whose work and pleasure are one.

--Winston Churchill

quote by Winston Churchill: The world today is ruled by harassed politicians absorbed in getting into office or turning out the other man so that not much room is left for debating the great issues on their merits. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

The world today is ruled by harassed politicians absorbed in getting into office or turning out the other man so that not much room is left for debating the great issues on their merits.

--Winston Churchill


quote by Winston Churchill: The Battle of France is over. The Battle of Britain is about to begin. Upon this battle depends the future of Christian civilisation. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

The Battle of France is over. The Battle of Britain is about to begin. Upon this battle depends the future of Christian civilisation.

--Winston Churchill


quote by Winston Churchill: The old wars were decided by their episodes rather than by their tendencies. In this war, the tendencies are far more important than the episodes. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

The old wars were decided by their episodes rather than by their tendencies. In this war, the tendencies are far more important than the episodes.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: I cannot but think we have much to be thankful for, and more still to hope for in the future. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

I cannot but think we have much to be thankful for, and more still to hope for in the future.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: It is better to be frightened now than killed hereafter. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

It is better to be frightened now than killed hereafter.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: The greatest advances in human civilization have come when we 
 recovered what we had lost: when we learned the lessons of history. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

The greatest advances in human civilization have come when we
recovered what we had lost: when we learned the lessons of history.

--Winston Churchill

quote by Winston Churchill: Men and kings must be judged in the testing moments of their lives. Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities, because, as has been said, it is the quality which guarantees all others. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

Men and kings must be judged in the testing moments of their lives. Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities, because, as has been said, it is the quality which guarantees all others.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: It was evident however that the lawyers would have to have their say....This also opened up a vista both lengthy and obscure. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

It was evident however that the lawyers would have to have their say....This also opened up a vista both lengthy and obscure.

--Winston Churchill

quote by Winston Churchill: Their insatiable lust for power is only equaled by their incurable impotence in exercising it. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

Their insatiable lust for power is only equaled by their incurable impotence in exercising it.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: I have found in my experience of war, that plans are useless, but planning is invaluable. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

I have found in my experience of war, that plans are useless, but planning is invaluable.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: I decline utterly to be impartial between the fire brigade and the fire. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

I decline utterly to be impartial between the fire brigade and the fire.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: Be a peg, hammered into the frozen ground, immovable. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

Be a peg, hammered into the frozen ground, immovable.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: If you simply take up the attitude of defending a mistake, there will no hope of improvement. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

If you simply take up the attitude of defending a mistake, there will no hope of improvement.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: Tidiness is a virtue, symmetry is often a constituent of beauty. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

Tidiness is a virtue, symmetry is often a constituent of beauty.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: Do not turn the superior eye of critical passivity upon these efforts... We must not be ambitious. We cannot aspire to masterpieces. We may content ourselves with a joy ride in a paint-box. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

Do not turn the superior eye of critical passivity upon these efforts... We must not be ambitious. We cannot aspire to masterpieces. We may content ourselves with a joy ride in a paint-box.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: What is the use of living, if it be not to strive for noble causes. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

What is the use of living, if it be not to strive for noble causes.

--Winston Churchill

Longer Version:

What is the use of living, if it be not to strive for noble causes and to make this muddled world a better place for those who will live in it after we are gone?


quote by Winston Churchill: We are happier in many ways when we are old than when we were young. The young sow wild oats. The old grow sage. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

We are happier in many ways when we are old than when we were young. The young sow wild oats. The old grow sage.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: Perfect solutions of our difficulties are not to be looked for in an imperfect world. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

Perfect solutions of our difficulties are not to be looked for in an imperfect world.

--Winston Churchill

quote by Winston Churchill: Perfectionism spells paralysis. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

Perfectionism spells paralysis.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: The only thing that ever really frightened me during the war was the U-boat peril. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

The only thing that ever really frightened me during the war was the U-boat peril.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: I accumulated in those years so fine a surplus in the Book of Observance that I have been drawing confidently upon it ever since. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

I accumulated in those years so fine a surplus in the Book of Observance that I have been drawing confidently upon it ever since.

--Winston Churchill

quote by Winston Churchill: Air superiority is the ultimate expression of military power. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

Air superiority is the ultimate expression of military power.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: Not to have an adequate air force in the present state of the world is to compromise the foundations of national freedom and independence. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

Not to have an adequate air force in the present state of the world is to compromise the foundations of national freedom and independence.

--Winston Churchill

quote by Winston Churchill: Never does a man portray his character more vividly than when proclaiming the character of another. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

Never does a man portray his character more vividly than when proclaiming the character of another.

--Winston Churchill

quote by Winston Churchill: There are men in the world who derive an exaltation from the proximity of disaster and ruin, as other from success. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

There are men in the world who derive an exaltation from the proximity of disaster and ruin, as other from success.

--Winston Churchill


quote by Winston Churchill: In order to become a great man, one must first be a great rascal. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

In order to become a great man, one must first be a great rascal.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: You have to run risks. There are no certainties in war. There is a precipice on either side of you -- a precipice of caution and a precipice of over-daring. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

You have to run risks. There are no certainties in war. There is a precipice on either side of you -- a precipice of caution and a precipice of over-daring.

--Winston Churchill

quote by Winston Churchill: For with primacy in power is also joined an awe inspiring accountability to the future. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

For with primacy in power is also joined an awe inspiring accountability to the future.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: I have never accepted what many people have kindly said -- namely that I inspired the nation. Their will was resolute and remorseless, and as it proved, unconquerable. It fell to me to express it. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

I have never accepted what many people have kindly said -- namely that I inspired the nation. Their will was resolute and remorseless, and as it proved, unconquerable. It fell to me to express it.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: Hasty work and premature decisions may lead to penalties out of all proportion to the issues immediately involved. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

Hasty work and premature decisions may lead to penalties out of all proportion to the issues immediately involved.

--Winston Churchill

quote by Winston Churchill: Land monopoly is not only monopoly, but it is by far the greatest of monopolies; it is a perpetual monopoly, and it is the mother of all other forms of monopoly. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

Land monopoly is not only monopoly, but it is by far the greatest of monopolies; it is a perpetual monopoly, and it is the mother of all other forms of monopoly.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: Renown awaits the commander who first restores artillery to its prime importance on the battlefield. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

Renown awaits the commander who first restores artillery to its prime importance on the battlefield.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: The test of real character is what a man does when he is tired. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

The test of real character is what a man does when he is tired.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: It is hard, if not impossible, to snub a beautiful woman -- they remain beautiful and the snub recoils. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

It is hard, if not impossible, to snub a beautiful woman -- they remain beautiful and the snub recoils.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: There is more blood than paint upon these hands. All those thousands of men killed. We thought it would be a little job, and so it might have been if it had begun in the right way. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

There is more blood than paint upon these hands. All those thousands of men killed. We thought it would be a little job, and so it might have been if it had begun in the right way.

--Winston Churchill

quote by Winston Churchill: The only traditions of the Royal Navy are rum, sodomy and the lash. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

The only traditions of the Royal Navy are rum, sodomy and the lash.

--Winston Churchill


quote by Winston Churchill: I have in my life concentrated more on self-expression than self-denial. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

I have in my life concentrated more on self-expression than self-denial.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: There is no surer method of economizing and saving money than in the reduction of the number of officials. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

There is no surer method of economizing and saving money than in the reduction of the number of officials.

--Winston Churchill

quote by Winston Churchill: If you want to discover new oceans, you must first have the courage to leave shore. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

If you want to discover new oceans, you must first have the courage to leave shore.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: God for a month of power and a good shorthand writer. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

God for a month of power and a good shorthand writer.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: The Times is speechless, and takes three columns to express its speechlessness. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

The Times is speechless, and takes three columns to express its speechlessness.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: Socialism is like a dream. Sooner or later you wake up to reality. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

Socialism is like a dream. Sooner or later you wake up to reality.

--Winston Churchill

quote by Winston Churchill: The rhinoceros stood ... about five hundred yards away ... not a twentieth-century animal at all, but an odd, grim straggler from the Stone Age. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

The rhinoceros stood ... about five hundred yards away ... not a twentieth-century animal at all, but an odd, grim straggler from the Stone Age.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: How dreadful are the curses which Mohammedanism lays on its votaries! Besides the fanatical frenzy, which is as dangerous in a man as hydrophobia in a dog, there is a fateful fatalistic apathy. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

How dreadful are the curses which Mohammedanism lays on its votaries! Besides the fanatical frenzy, which is as dangerous in a man as hydrophobia in a dog, there is a fateful fatalistic apathy.

--Winston Churchill



quote by Winston Churchill: It is wonderful what great strides can be made when there is a resolute purpose behind them. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

It is wonderful what great strides can be made when there is a resolute purpose behind them.

--Winston Churchill

quote by Winston Churchill: Unteachable from infancy to tomb -- There is the first and main characteristic of mankind. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

Unteachable from infancy to tomb -- There is the first and main characteristic of mankind.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: After a time, civil servants tend to become no longer servants and no longer civil. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

After a time, civil servants tend to become no longer servants and no longer civil.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: There's no such thing as a good tax. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

There's no such thing as a good tax.

--Winston Churchill

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