Winston Churchill Quotes

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Winston Churchill Quotes
Sir Winston Churchill, was one of the most iconic British or World Leaders of his times. He served as the British Prime Minister twice (1940–45 and 1951–55) and widely known for his leadership during World War 2. He is the only British prime minister to have received the Nobel Prize in Literature, and was the first person to be made an Honorary United States Citizen. If you are here landed here for Sir Winston Churchill Quotes, you are on right path. I have compiled down some of the best Sir Winston Churchill Quotes, hope you like them and share with your friends too.

A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on.
Winston Churchill

A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
Winston Churchill

All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.
Winston Churchill

An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile, hoping it will eat him last.
Winston Churchill

Battles are won by slaughter and maneuver. The greater the general, the more he contributes in maneuver, the less he demands in slaughter.
Winston Churchill

Continuous effort - not strength or intelligence - is the key to unlocking our potential.
Winston Churchill

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

Do not let spacious plans for a new world divert your energies from saving what is left of the old.
Winston Churchill

Everyone has his day and some days last longer than others.
Winston Churchill

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.
Winston Churchill

Great and good are seldom the same man.
Winston Churchill

History is written by the victors.
Winston Churchill

However beautiful the strategy, you should occasionally look at the results.
Winston Churchill

I am always ready to learn although I do not always like being taught.
Winston Churchill

I am certainly not one of those who need to be prodded. In fact, if anything, I am the prod.
Winston Churchill

I am never going to have anything more to do with politics or politicians. When this war is over I shall confine myself entirely to writing and painting.
Winston Churchill

I have never developed indigestion from eating my words.
Winston Churchill

I like a man who grins when he fights.
Winston Churchill

I was only the servant of my country and had I, at any moment, failed to express her unflinching resolve to fight and conquer, I should at once have been rightly cast aside.
Winston Churchill

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.
Winston Churchill

If you have an important point to make, don't try to be subtle or clever. Use a pile driver. Hit the point once. Then come back and hit it again. Then hit it a third time - a tremendous whack.
Winston Churchill

In the course of my life, I have often had to eat my words, and I must confess that I have always found it a wholesome diet.
Winston Churchill

In war, you can only be killed once, but in politics, many times.
Winston Churchill

India is a geographical term. It is no more a united nation than the Equator.
Winston Churchill

It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.
Winston Churchill

It is always wise to look ahead, but difficult to look further than you can see.
Winston Churchill

It was the nation and the race dwelling all round the globe that had the lion's heart. I had the luck to be called upon to give the roar.
Winston Churchill

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

Mr. Attlee is a very modest man. Indeed he has a lot to be modest about.
Winston Churchill

My wife and I tried two or three times in the last 40 years to have breakfast together, but it was so disagreeable we had to stop.
Winston Churchill

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

No crime is so great as daring to excel.
Winston Churchill

Nothing can be more abhorrent to democracy than to imprison a person or keep him in prison because he is unpopular. This is really the test of civilization.
Winston Churchill

No idea is so outlandish that it should not be considered with a searching but at the same time a steady eye.
Winston Churchill

One ought never to turn one's back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half. Never run away from anything. Never!
Winston Churchill

Politics are very much like war. We may even have to use poison gas at times.
Winston Churchill

Politics is the ability to foretell what is going to happen tomorrow, next week, next month and next year. And to have the ability afterwards to explain why it didn't happen.
Winston Churchill

Russia is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma.
Winston Churchill

Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy, its inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery.
Winston Churchill

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.
Winston Churchill

Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.
Winston Churchill

The farther backward you can look, the farther forward you can see.
Winston Churchill

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

The power of an air force is terrific when there is nothing to oppose it.
Winston Churchill

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.
Winston Churchill

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

These are not dark days: these are great days - the greatest days our country has ever lived.
Winston Churchill

Those who can win a war well can rarely make a good peace and those who could make a good peace would never have won the war.
Winston Churchill

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

War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.
Winston Churchill

We are stripped bare by the curse of plenty.
Winston Churchill

We have always found the Irish a bit odd. They refuse to be English.
Winston Churchill

We shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be, 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.
Winston Churchill

What kind of people do they think we are? Is it possible they do not realize that we shall never cease to persevere against them until they have been taught a lesson which they and the world will never forget?
Winston Churchill

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