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Winston Churchill Quotes

(1874-1965), British Statesman, Prime Minister

Difficulties mastered are opportunities won.

Category: Difficulties

The nose of the bulldog has been slanted backwards so that he can breathe without letting go.

Category: Dogs

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.

Category: Expression

No comment is a splendid expression. I am using it again and again.

Category: Expression

A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.

Category: Fanatics And Fanaticism

True genius resides in the capacity for evaluation of uncertain, hazardous, and conflicting information.

Category: Genius

If the Almighty were to rebuild the world and asked me for advice, I would have English Channels round every country. And the atmosphere would be such that anything which attempted to fly would be set on fire.

Category: God

Golf is a game whose aim is to hit a very small ball into an even smaller hole, with weapons singularly ill-designed for the purpose.

Category: Golf

Many forms of Government have been tried, and will be tried in this world of sin and woe. No one pretends that democracy is perfect or all-wise. Indeed, it has been said that democracy is the worst form of Government except all those others that have been tried from time to time.

Category: Government

From now on, ending a sentence with a preposition is something up with which I will not put.

Category: Grammar

Great and good are seldom the same man.

Category: Greatness

The price of greatness is responsibility.

Category: Greatness

Let us therefore brace ourselves to our duty, and so bear ourselves that if the British Empire and its Commonwealth last for a thousand years, men will still say, ''This was their finest hour.''

Category: Heroes And Heroism

Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.

Category: Heroes And Heroism

For my part, I consider that it will be found much better by all parties to leave the past to history, especially as I propose to write that history myself.

Category: History And Historians