Sir Winston Churchill Quotes
Before you can inspire with emotion, you must be swamped with it yourself. Before you can move their tears, your own must flow. To convince them, you must yourself believe.
It is no use saying, “We are doing our best.” You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
Never, never, never, never give up.
I am prepared to meet my Maker. Whether my Maker is prepared for the great ordeal of meeting me is another matter.
History will be kind to me for I intend to write it.
There comes a special moment in everyone's life, a moment for which that person was born. That special opportunity, when he seizes it, will fulfill his mission – a mission for which he is uniquely qualified. In that moment, he finds greatness. It is his finest hour.
Courage is rightly considered the foremost of the virtues, for upon it all others depend.
Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.
When the eagles are silent, the parrots begin to jabber.
To every man there comes in his lifetime that special moment when he is figuratively tapped on the shoulder and offered that chance to do a very special thing, unique to him and fitted to his talents.
Men occasionally stumble over the truth. Most pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing has happened.
Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm.
Continuous effort - not strength or intelligence - is the key to unlocking our potential.
The short words are best, and the short, old words are the best of all.
I 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.
The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings; the inherent virtue of socialism is the equal sharing of miseries.
It is a socialist idea that making profits is a vice; I consider the real vice is making losses.
I like a man who grins when he fights.
Criticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary. It fulfills the same function as pain in the human body. It calls attention to an unhealthy state of things.
A man does what he must - in spite of personal consequences, in spite of obstacles and dangers and pressures - and that is the basis of all human morality.
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