The best Quotes by Winston Churchill

The best Quotes by Winston Churchill

Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill (30 November 1874 - January 1965) was a British statesman, soldier, and writer who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom twice, from 1940 to 1945 during the Second World War, and again from 1951 to 1955.

The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
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I am prepared to meet my Maker. Whether my Maker is prepared for the great ordeal of meeting me is another matter.
(on his 75th birthday)
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Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.
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I may be drunk, Miss, but in the morning I will be sober and you will still be ugly.
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All great things are simple, and many can be expressed in single words: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.
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But let all strive without failing in faith or in duty, and the dark curse of Hitler will be lifted from our age.
July 1940
You ask what is our aim? I can answer in one word: Victory. Victory at all costs. Victory in spite of all terror. Victory however long and hard the road may be. For without victory there is no survival.
May 1940
Lady Astor: "If I were married to you, I'd put poison in your coffee."
Winston Churchill: "If I were married to you, I'd drink it."
There is no finer investment for any community than putting milk into babies.
March 1943
Canada is the linchpin of the English-speaking world. Canada, with those relations of friendly, affectionate intimacy with the United States on the one hand and with her unswerving fidelity to the British Commonwealth and the Motherland on the other, is the link which joins together these great branches of the human family.
September 1941
We shall go on to the end, we shall fight in France, we shall fight on the seas and oceans, we shall fight with growing confidence and growing strength in the air, 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, and even if, which I do not for a moment believe, this Island or a large part of it were subjugated and starving, then our Empire beyond the seas, armed and guarded by the British Fleet, would carry on the struggle, until, in God's good time, the New World, with all its power and might, steps forth to the rescue and the liberation of the old.
June 1940
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
1940
I could not live without Champagne. In victory I deserve it, in defeat I need it.
If Hitler invaded hell I would make at least a favourable reference to the devil in the House of Commons.
1941, zu einem B√ľndnis mit Stalin
I've gotten more out of alcohol than alcohol has taken out of me.
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.
"Must you fall asleep while I'm speaking?"
Winston Churchill: "No, it's purely voluntary."

Quotes about Winston Churchill

Britain. We may be a small country but we're a great one, too. The country of Shakespeare, Churchill, the Beatles, Sean Connery, Harry Potter, David Beckham's right foot, David Beckham's left foot.