Winston Churchill Quotes and Sayings

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Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill commonly known as Sir Winston Churchill was a British politician and was also the Prime Minister of United Kingdom. In the year 1953 he received Noble Prize for Literature. In spite of a noted statesman Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill was also an officer in British Army, a winning writer, a historian and a good artist. He gain fame as a correspondent through the books he wrote describing the army campaigns during his army carrier when he saw a combat in Second Boer War, in Sudan and in India.

Sir Winston Churchill Quotes, sayings and Quotations

A cat will look down to a man. A dog will look up to a man. But a pig will look you straight in the eye and see his equal.

A sheep in sheep’s clothing (on Clement Attlee)

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

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

For myself I am an optimist it does not seem to be much use being anything else.

In my belief you cannot deal with the most serious things in the world unless you also understand the most amusing.

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

It is impossible to obtain a conviction for sodomy from an English jury. Half of them don’t believe that it can physically be done, and the other half are doing it.

It is the inalienable right of every Englishman to pronounce foreign words exactly as he pleases.

Lady Astor to Winston Churchill: ‘Sir, if you were my husband, I would poison your drink.’ Churchill’s reply: ‘Madam, if you were my wife, I would drink it.

The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter.

The empires of the future are the empires of the mind.

The empires of the future are the empires of the mind (Speech at Harvard, 1943)

The substance of the eminent Socialist gentleman’s speech is that making a profit is a sin but it is my belief that the real sin is taking a loss.

Those that fail to learn from history, are doomed to repeat it.

Two nations divided by a common language.

Never give in never give in never never never never – in nothing great or small large or petty never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense.

One who can’t change his mind and won’t change the subject.

Out of intense complexities, intense simplicities emerge

Saving is a fine thing. Especially when your parents have done it for you.

Success is the ability to go from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.

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

We are all worms but I do believe that I am a glow-worm.

We are masters of the unsaid words, but slaves of those we let slip out

We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give.

When I look back on all these worries I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which had never happened.

When you get a thing the way you want it leave it alone.


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