Winston Churchill

Winston Churchill

Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill (30 November 1874 – 24 January 1965) was a British politician who served as the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955. As Prime Minister, Churchill led Britain to victory over Nazi Germany during World War II. Churchill was also an officer in the British Army, a non-academic historian, and a writer. He won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1953 for his overall, lifetime body of work. 

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We are waiting for the long-promised invasion. So are the fishes.

Russia is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma. [About Russia]

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

A love for tradition has never weakened a nation; indeed, it has strengthened nations in their hour of peril

The price of greatness is responsibility.

So they [the Government] go on in strange paradox decided only to be undecided resolved to be irresolute adamant for drift solid for fluidity all-powerful for impotence.

Most people stumble over the truth now and then but they usually manage to pick themselves up and go on anyway.

I am ready to meet my Maker. Whether my Maker is prepared for the ordeal of meeting me is another matter.

The English never draw a line without blurring it.

We contend that for a nation to try to tax itself into prosperity is like a man standing in a bucket and trying to lift himself up by the handle

My grandfather had a very nice phrase about your grandfather

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

with her factories equipped to the very latest point of science by British and American money.

No compromise with the main purpose no peace till victory no pact with unrepentant wrong.

The empires of the future are empires of the mind.

I am not invested with dictatorial powers. If I were I should be quite ready to dictate.

It cannot in the opinion of His Majesty's Government be classified as slavery in the extreme acceptance of the word without some risk of terminological inexactitude.

It is a gaping wound whenever one touches it and removes the bandages and plasters of daily life.

All great empires of the future will be empires of the mind.

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

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