Sir Winston Churchill— Author, Orator, and Statesman. Sir Winston Churchill was a British politician. He was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940-1945. He led Great Britain from the brink of defeat to victory as a wartime prime minister.
Top 30 Winston Churchill Quotes
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat.
The empires of the future are the empires of the mind.
A lady came up to me one day and said ‘Sir! You are drunk', to which I replied ‘I am drunk today madam, and tomorrow I shall be sober but you will still be ugly.
Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.
If we are together NOTHING is impossible. If we are divided all will fail.
If you cannot read all your books….fondle them—-peer into them, let them fall open where they will, read from the first sentence that arrests the eye, set them back on the shelves with your own hands, arrange them on your own plan so that you at least know where they are. Let them be your friends; let them, at any rate, be your acquaintances.
No one can guarantee success in war but only deserve it.
You have enemies? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.
Never give in—never, never, never, never, in nothing great or small, large or petty, never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense.
Everyone is in favor of free speech. Hardly a day passes without its being extolled, but some people's idea of it is that they are free to say what they like, but if anyone else says anything back, that is an outrage.
All the greatest things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.
The price of greatness is responsibility.
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, belief.
Every day you may make progress. Every step may be fruitful. Yet there will stretch out before you an ever-lengthening, ever-ascending, ever-improving path. You know you will never get to the end of the journey. But this, so far from discouraging, only adds to the joy and glory of the climb.
Give us the tools, and we will finish the job.
Writing a book is an adventure. To begin with, it is a toy and an amusement. Then it becomes a mistress, then it becomes a master, then it becomes a tyrant. The last phase is that just as you are about to be reconciled to your servitude, you kill the monster and fling him to the public.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
Sometimes doing your best is not good enough. Sometimes you must do what is required.
To build may have to be the slow and laborious task of years. To destroy can be the thoughtless act of a single day.
A politician needs the ability to foretell what is going to happen tomorrow, next week, next month, and next year. And to have the ability afterward to explain why it didn't happen.
It’s not enough that we do our best; sometimes we have to do what’s required.
I never worry about action, but only inaction.
A prisoner of war is a man who tries to kill you and fails and then asks you not to kill him.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities, because, as has been said, “It is the quality which guarantees all others.”
There is no time for ease and comfort. It is time to dare and endure.
Battles are won by slaughter and maneuver. The greater the general, the more he contributes in maneuver, the less he demands in slaughter.
Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy, its inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery.
If we open a quarrel between past and present, we shall find that we have lost the future.
My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.