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Winston Churchill
November 30, 1874 - January 24, 1965
Nationality: English
Category: Statesman
Subcategory: English Statesman

The short words are best, and the old words are the best of all.


We do not covet anything from any nation except their respect.


India is a geographical term. It is no more a united nation than the Equator.


A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on.


The price of greatness is responsibility.


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


I may be drunk, Miss, but in the morning I will be sober and you will still be ugly.


It is always wise to look ahead, but difficult to look further than you can see.


Solitary trees, if they grow at all, grow strong.


No crime is so great as daring to excel.


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


There are two things that are more difficult than making an after-dinner speech: climbing a wall which is leaning toward you and kissing a girl who is leaning away from you.


No part of the education of a politician is more indispensable than the fighting of elections.


We shape our buildings; thereafter they shape us.


I am always ready to learn although I do not always like being taught.


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


Man will occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of the time he will pick himself up and continue on.


I am easily satisfied with the very best.


The power of an air force is terrific when there is nothing to oppose it.


Battles are won by slaughter and maneuver. The greater the general, the more he contributes in maneuver, the less he demands in slaughter.


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