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quote by Winston Churchill: Of all the branches of men in the forces there is none which shows more devotion and faces grimmer perils than the submariners. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

Of all the branches of men in the forces there is none which shows more devotion and faces grimmer perils than the submariners.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: Never engage in a battle of wits with an unarmed man. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

Never engage in a battle of wits with an unarmed man.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: There is no working middle course in wartime. with background image: black and white abstract illustration
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There is no working middle course in wartime.

--Winston Churchill

quote by Winston Churchill: If you cannot read all your books, at any rate handle them, and, as it were, fondle them. Let them fall open where they will. Make a voyage of discovery, taking soundings of uncharted seas. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

If you cannot read all your books, at any rate handle them, and, as it were, fondle them. Let them fall open where they will. Make a voyage of discovery, taking soundings of uncharted seas.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: The vistas of possibility are only limited by the shortness of life. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

The vistas of possibility are only limited by the shortness of life.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: I do not understand the squeamishness about the use of gas. I am strongly in favour of using poisonous gas against uncivilized tribes. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

I do not understand the squeamishness about the use of gas. I am strongly in favour of using poisonous gas against uncivilized tribes.

--Winston Churchill

Longer Version:

I do not understand this squeamishness about the use of gas... I am strongly in favour of using poisoned gas against uncivilised tribes... It is not necessary to use only the most deadly gases: gases can be used which cause great inconvenience and would spread a lively terror and yet would leave no serious permanent effects on most of those affected.


quote by Winston Churchill: The statesman who yields to war fever must realise that once the signal is given, he is no longer the master of policy but the slave of unforeseeable and uncontrollable events. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

The statesman who yields to war fever must realise that once the signal is given, he is no longer the master of policy but the slave of unforeseeable and uncontrollable events.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: Never believe any war will be smooth and easy, or that anyone who embarks on the strange voyage can measure the tides and hurricanes he will encounter. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

Never believe any war will be smooth and easy, or that anyone who embarks on the strange voyage can measure the tides and hurricanes he will encounter.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: Free speech carries with it the evil of all foolish, unpleasant venomous things that are said but, on the whole, we would rather lump them than do away with them. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

Free speech carries with it the evil of all foolish, unpleasant venomous things that are said but, on the whole, we would rather lump them than do away with them.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: Decided only to be undecided, resolved to be irresolute, adamant for drift, solid for fluidity, all-powerful to be impotent. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

Decided only to be undecided, resolved to be irresolute, adamant for drift, solid for fluidity, all-powerful to be impotent.

--Winston Churchill


quote by Winston Churchill: The spacious philanthropy which President Woodrow Wilson exhaled upon Europe stopped quite sharply at the coasts of his own country. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

The spacious philanthropy which President Woodrow Wilson exhaled upon Europe stopped quite sharply at the coasts of his own country.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: I would say to the House, as I said to those who have joined this government: I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

I would say to the House, as I said to those who have joined this government: I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.

--Winston Churchill


quote by Winston Churchill: I feel like an aeroplane at the end of its flight, in the dusk, with the petrol running out, in search of a safe landing. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

I feel like an aeroplane at the end of its flight, in the dusk, with the petrol running out, in search of a safe landing.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: If you are going to go through hell, keep going. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

If you are going to go through hell, keep going.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: Haven't you learned yet that I put something more than whisky into my speeches. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

Haven't you learned yet that I put something more than whisky into my speeches.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: The tank was originally invented to clear a way for the infantry in the teeth of machine-gun fire. Now it is the infantry who will have to clear a way for the tanks. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

The tank was originally invented to clear a way for the infantry in the teeth of machine-gun fire. Now it is the infantry who will have to clear a way for the tanks.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: Just to paint is great fun. The colours are lovely to look at and delicious to squeeze out. Matching them, however crudely, with what you see is fascinating and absolutely absorbing. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

Just to paint is great fun. The colours are lovely to look at and delicious to squeeze out. Matching them, however crudely, with what you see is fascinating and absolutely absorbing.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: Let us set up a standard around which the brave and the loyal can rally. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

Let us set up a standard around which the brave and the loyal can rally.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: The Fascists of the future will be the anti-fascists. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

The Fascists of the future will be the anti-fascists.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: There is no time for ease and comfort. It is the time to dare and endure. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

There is no time for ease and comfort. It is the time to dare and endure.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: Before you can inspire with emotion, you must be swamped with it yourself. Before you can move their tears, your own must flow. To convince them, you must yourself, believe. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

Before you can inspire with emotion, you must be swamped with it yourself. Before you can move their tears, your own must flow. To convince them, you must yourself, believe.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: Sometimes doing your best is not good enough. Sometimes you must do what is required. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

Sometimes doing your best is not good enough. Sometimes you must do what is required.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: I never worry about action, but only about inaction. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

I never worry about action, but only about inaction.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: Never let a good crisis go to waste. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

Never let a good crisis go to waste.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: My tastes are simple: I am easily satisfied with the best. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

My tastes are simple: I am easily satisfied with the best.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: Sunshine is my quest. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

Sunshine is my quest.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: Anyone can rat, but it takes a certain amount of ingenuity to re-rat. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

Anyone can rat, but it takes a certain amount of ingenuity to re-rat.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: There was a man who sold a hyena skin while the beast still lived and who was killed in hunting it. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

There was a man who sold a hyena skin while the beast still lived and who was killed in hunting it.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: I cannot forecast to you the action of Russia. It is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma: but perhaps there is a key. That key is Russian national interest. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

I cannot forecast to you the action of Russia. It is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma: but perhaps there is a key. That key is Russian national interest.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: You must put your head into the lion's mouth if the performance is to be a success. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

You must put your head into the lion's mouth if the performance is to be a success.

--Winston Churchill


quote by Winston Churchill: When you are on a great horse, you have the best seat you will ever have. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

When you are on a great horse, you have the best seat you will ever have.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: All men make mistakes, but only wise men learn from their mistakes. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

All men make mistakes, but only wise men learn from their mistakes.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: Every garden presents innumerable fascinating problems. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

Every garden presents innumerable fascinating problems.

--Winston Churchill

We shall never surrender.

--Winston Churchill

Longer Version:

We shall fight in France, we shall fight on the seas and oceans, we shall fight with growing confidence and growing strength in the air. We shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields, and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills. We shall never surrender.


quote by Winston Churchill: When you are winning a war almost everything that happens can be claimed to be right and wise. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

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

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: Indomitable in retreat, invincible in advance; insufferable in victory. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

Indomitable in retreat, invincible in advance; insufferable in victory.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: Arm yourselves, and be ye men of valor, and be in readiness for the conflict; for it is better for us to perish in battle than to look upon the outrage of our nation and our altar. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

Arm yourselves, and be ye men of valor, and be in readiness for the conflict; for it is better for us to perish in battle than to look upon the outrage of our nation and our altar.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: There is at least one thing worse than fighting with allies -- And that is to fight without them. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

There is at least one thing worse than fighting with allies -- And that is to fight without them.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: Always remember, a cat looks down on man, a dog looks up to man, but a pig will look man right in the eye and see his equal. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

Always remember, a cat looks down on man, a dog looks up to man, but a pig will look man right in the eye and see his equal.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: You may have to fight when there is no hope of victory, because it is better to perish than live as slaves. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

You may have to fight when there is no hope of victory, because it is better to perish than live as slaves.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: Broadly speaking, human beings may be divided into three classes: those who are billed to death, those who are worried to death, and those who are bored to death. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

Broadly speaking, human beings may be divided into three classes: those who are billed to death, those who are worried to death, and those who are bored to death.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: A lady came up to me one day and said 'Sir! You are drunk', to which I replied 'I am drunk today madam, and tomorrow I shall be sober but you will still be ugly.' with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

A lady came up to me one day and said 'Sir! You are drunk', to which I replied 'I am drunk today madam, and tomorrow I shall be sober but you will still be ugly.'

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: The water was not fit to drink. To make it palatable, we had to add whisky. By diligent effort, I learned to like it. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

The water was not fit to drink. To make it palatable, we had to add whisky. By diligent effort, I learned to like it.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: By swallowing evil words unsaid, no one has ever harmed his stomach. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

By swallowing evil words unsaid, no one has ever harmed his stomach.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: Painting came to my rescue in a most trying time. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

Painting came to my rescue in a most trying time.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: A gentleman is a man who is only rude when he intends to be. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

A gentleman is a man who is only rude when he intends to be.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: If one has to submit, it is wasteful not to do so with the best grace possible. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

If one has to submit, it is wasteful not to do so with the best grace possible.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: Here is the answer which I will give to President Roosevelt. Give us the tools, and we will finish the job. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

Here is the answer which I will give to President Roosevelt. Give us the tools, and we will finish the job.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: A joke is a very serious thing. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

A joke is a very serious thing.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: Without victory there is no survival! with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

Without victory there is no survival!

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: The V sign is the symbol of the unconquerable will of the occupied territories, and a portent of the fate awaiting the Nazi tyranny. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

The V sign is the symbol of the unconquerable will of the occupied territories, and a portent of the fate awaiting the Nazi tyranny.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: Victory is the beautiful, bright-colored flower. Transport is the stem without which it could never have blossomed. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

Victory is the beautiful, bright-colored flower. Transport is the stem without which it could never have blossomed.

--Winston Churchill

quote by Winston Churchill: A modest little person, with much to be modest about. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

A modest little person, with much to be modest about.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: There but for the grace of God, goes God. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

There but for the grace of God, goes God.

--Winston Churchill

quote by Winston Churchill: The great defence against aerial menace is to attack the enemy's aircraft as near as possible to their point of departure. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

The great defence against aerial menace is to attack the enemy's aircraft as near as possible to their point of departure.

--Winston Churchill

quote by Winston Churchill: We are still masters of our fate. We are still captains of our souls. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

We are still masters of our fate. We are still captains of our souls.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: No hour of life is wasted that is spent in the saddle. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

No hour of life is wasted that is spent in the saddle.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: They say that nobody is perfect. Then they tell you practice makes perfect. I wish they'd make up their minds. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

They say that nobody is perfect. Then they tell you practice makes perfect. I wish they'd make up their minds.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: These are great days. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

These are great days.

--Winston Churchill

quote by Winston Churchill: Canada is the linchpin of the English-speaking world. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

Canada is the linchpin of the English-speaking world.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: Remember gentleman, it's not just France we're fighting for, it's Champagne! with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

Remember gentleman, it's not just France we're fighting for, it's Champagne!

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: If we could get out of this jam by giving up Malta and Gibraltar and some African colonies I would jump at it. But the only safe way is to convince Hitler that he cannot beat us. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

If we could get out of this jam by giving up Malta and Gibraltar and some African colonies I would jump at it. But the only safe way is to convince Hitler that he cannot beat us.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: Some people did not like this ceremonious style. But after all when you have to kill a man it costs nothing to be polite. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

Some people did not like this ceremonious style. But after all when you have to kill a man it costs nothing to be polite.

--Winston Churchill


quote by Winston Churchill: You ought to let the Jews have Jerusalem; it is they who made it famous. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

You ought to let the Jews have Jerusalem; it is they who made it famous.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: Only changes in mindsets can extend the frontiers of the possible. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

Only changes in mindsets can extend the frontiers of the possible.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: Don't talk to me about naval tradition. It's nothing but rum, sodomy, and the lash. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

Don't talk to me about naval tradition. It's nothing but rum, sodomy, and the lash.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: Study history, study history. In history lie all the secrets of statecraft. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

Study history, study history. In history lie all the secrets of statecraft.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: Gentleman, I am hardening on this enterprise. I repeat, I am now hardening towards this enterprise. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

Gentleman, I am hardening on this enterprise. I repeat, I am now hardening towards this enterprise.

--Winston Churchill

quote by Winston Churchill: There is nothing wrong with change, if it is in the right direction. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

There is nothing wrong with change, if it is in the right direction.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: A vocabulary of truth and simplicity will be of service throughout your life. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

A vocabulary of truth and simplicity will be of service throughout your life.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: It is my belief, you cannot deal with the most serious things in the world unless you understand the most amusing. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

It is my belief, you cannot deal with the most serious things in the world unless you understand the most amusing.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: Courage is rightly considered the foremost of the virtues, for upon it all others depend. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

Courage is rightly considered the foremost of the virtues, for upon it all others depend.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: I am quite sure, that if we open a quarrel between the past and the present, we shall find that we have lost the future. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

I am quite sure, that if we open a quarrel between the past and the present, we shall find that we have lost the future.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: You create your own universe as you go along. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

You create your own universe as you go along.

--Winston Churchill

quote by Winston Churchill: Never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

Never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: In war it does not matter who is right, but who is left. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

In war it does not matter who is right, but who is left.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: Politics are almost as exciting as war, and quite as dangerous. In war you can only be killed once, but in politics many times. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

Politics are almost as exciting as war, and quite as dangerous. In war you can only be killed once, but in politics many times.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: Never give in. Never, never, never. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

Never give in. Never, never, never.

--Winston Churchill

Longer Version:

Never give in. Never give in. Never, never, never, never -- in nothing, great or small, large or petty -- never give in, except to convictions of honor and good sense.


quote by Winston Churchill: Mountaintops inspire leaders but valleys mature them. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

Mountaintops inspire leaders but valleys mature them.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: Criticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary. It fulfills the same function as pain in the human body. It calls attention to an unhealthy state of things. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

Criticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary. It fulfills the same function as pain in the human body. It calls attention to an unhealthy state of things.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: Kites rise highest against the wind -- not with it. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

Kites rise highest against the wind -- not with it.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: I am ready to meet my Maker. Whether my Maker is prepared for the great ordeal of meeting me is another matter. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

I am ready to meet my Maker. Whether my Maker is prepared for the great ordeal of meeting me is another matter.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: The truth is incontrovertible, malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end; there it is. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

The truth is incontrovertible, malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end; there it is.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Winston Churchill: The length of this document defends it well against the risk of its being read. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

The length of this document defends it well against the risk of its being read.

--Winston Churchill

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