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Winston Churchill Quotes

(1874-1965), British Statesman, Prime Minister

Some people regard private enterprise as a predatory tiger to be shot. Others look on it as a cow they can milk. Not enough people see it as a healthy horse, pulling a sturdy wagon.

Category: Business

The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings; the inherent vice of socialism is the equal sharing of miseries.

Category: Capitalism

To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.

Category: Change

Too often the strong, silent man is silent only because he does not know what to say, and is reputed strong only because he has remained silent.

Category: Character

It is more agreeable to have the power to give than to receive.

Category: Charity

There is no finer investment for any community than putting milk into babies.

Category: Children

I cannot pretend to feel impartial about colors. I rejoice with the brilliant ones and am genuinely sorry for the poor browns.

Category: Color

It is a socialist idea that making profits is a vice; I consider the real vice is making losses.

Category: Communism And Socialism

The substance of the eminent Socialist gentlemen's speech is that making a profit is a sin. It is my belief that the real sin is taking a loss!

Category: Communism And Socialism

Socialists think profits are a vice; I consider losses the real vice.

Category: Communism And Socialism

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

Category: Communism And Socialism

An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile -- hoping it will eat him last.

Category: Compromise

The English never draw a line without blurring it.

Category: Compromise

There is only one duty, only one safe course, and that is to try to be right.

Category: Conscience

The reserve of modern assertions is sometimes pushed to extremes, in which the fear of being contradicted leads the writer to strip himself of almost all sense and meaning.

Category: Contradiction