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Winston Churchill Quotes

(1874-1965), British Statesman, Prime Minister

We shape our dwellings, and afterwards our dwellings shape us.

Category: Home

It is a fine thing to be honest, but it is also very important to be right.

Category: Honesty

If the human race wishes to have a prolonged and indefinite period of material prosperity, they have only got to behave in a peaceful and helpful way toward one another

Category: Humankind

Man will occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of the time he will pick himself up and continue on.

Category: Humankind

No folly is more costly than the folly of intolerant idealism.

Category: Ideals And Idealism

Moral of the Work. In war: resolution. In defeat: defiance. In victory: magnanimity. In peace: goodwill.

Category: Intentions

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.

Category: Justice

If you have knowledge, let others light their candles with it.

Category: Knowledge

The nation will find it very hard to look up to the leaders who are keeping their ears to the ground.

Category: Leaders And Leadership

I was not the lion, but it fell to me to give the lion's roar.

Category: Leaders And Leadership

Personally, I'm always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.

Category: Learning

There are a terrible lot of lies going about the world, and the worst of it is that half of them are true.

Category: Lies And Lying

The greatest lesson in life is to know that even fools are right sometimes.

Category: Life And Living

Logic is a poor guide compared with custom.

Category: Logic

The empires of the futures are the empires of the mind.

Category: Mind