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

I am never going to have anything more to do with politics or politicians. When this war is over I shall confine myself entirely to writing and painting.


A prisoner of war is a man who tries to kill you and fails, and then asks you not to kill him.


War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.


In those days he was wiser than he is now; he used to frequently take my advice.


I always seem to get inspiration and renewed vitality by contact with this great novel land of yours which sticks up out of the Atlantic.


Play the game for more than you can afford to lose... only then will you learn the game.


Eating words has never given me indigestion.


Broadly speaking, the short words are the best, and the old words best of all.


It has been said that democracy is the worst form of government except all the others that have been tried.


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.


Healthy citizens are the greatest asset any country can have.


History will be kind to me for I intend to write it.


Politics is almost as exciting as war, and quite as dangerous. In war you can only be killed once, but in politics many times.


The farther backward you can look, the farther forward you can see.


It was the nation and the race dwelling all round the globe that had the lion's heart. I had the luck to be called upon to give the roar.


We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.


There is no such thing as public opinion. There is only published opinion.


Let our advance worrying become advance thinking and planning.


If you are going through hell, keep going.


If the Almighty were to rebuild the world and asked me for advice, I would have English Channels round every country. And the atmosphere would be such that anything which attempted to fly would be set on fire.


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