The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.Optimism, PessimismWinston Churchill
I am prepared to meet my Maker. Whether my Maker is prepared for the great ordeal of meeting me is another matter.Death, Birthday, Funny Politician QuotesWinston Churchill (on his 75th birthday)
Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.Success, Beginning, MotivationWinston Churchill
I may be drunk, Miss, but in the morning I will be sober and you will still be ugly.Dump-Quotes, Funny Politician Quotes, Funny InsultsWinston Churchill
All great things are simple, and many can be expressed in single words: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.Duty, Freedom, Hope, Forgiveness & Mercy, Justice, HonorWinston Churchill
But let all strive without failing in faith or in duty, and the dark curse of Hitler will be lifted from our age.1940, World War II, Adolf HitlerWinston Churchill, 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.1940, World War IIWinston Churchill, 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.MilkWinston Churchill, 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.Canada, 1941Winston Churchill, 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.War Speeches, World War IIWinston Churchill, June 1940
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.1940, World War II, Armed Forces DayWinston Churchill, 1940
I could not live without Champagne. In victory I deserve it, in defeat I need it.Alcohol, ChampagneWinston Churchill
If Hitler invaded hell I would make at least a favourable reference to the devil in the House of Commons.Devil, 1941, World War II, Adolf HitlerWinston Churchill, 1941, zu einem Bündnis mit Stalin
I've gotten more out of alcohol than alcohol has taken out of me.AlcoholWinston Churchill
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.MotivationWinston Churchill
Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.Failures & Mistakes, Success, MotivationWinston Churchill
"Must you fall asleep while I'm speaking?"
Winston Churchill: "No, it's purely voluntary."