Quotes Categories

Winston Churchill Quotes

(1874-1965), British Statesman, Prime Minister

It's no use saying, ''We are doing our best.'' You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.

Category: Achievement

My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.

Category: Achievement

I never worry about action, but only inaction.

Category: Action

In war as in life, it is often necessary when some cherished scheme has failed, to take up the best alternative open, and if so, it is folly not to work for it with all your might.

Category: Adaptability

In those days he was wiser than he is now -- he used frequently to take my advice.

Category: Advice

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

Category: Age And Aging

No two on earth in all things can agree. All have some daring singularity.

Category: Agreement

I have been brought up and trained to have the utmost contempt for people who get drunk.

Category: Alcohol And Alcoholism

I have taken more out of alcohol than alcohol has taken out of me.

Category: Alcohol And Alcoholism

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.

Category: Animals

We have a lot of anxieties, and one cancels out another very often.

Category: Anxiety

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

Category: Army And Navy

Without tradition, art is a flock of sheep without a shepherd. Without innovation, it is a corpse.

Category: Arts And Artists

In War: Resolution. In Defeat: Defiance. In Victory: Magnanimity. In Peace: Goodwill.

Category: Attitude

It is all right to rat, but you can't re-rat.

Category: Betrayal