Winston Churchill Quotes

It is a fine game to play - the game of politics - and it is well worth waiting for a good hand before really plunging.

Politics Quotes, Worth Quotes

The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings; the inherent virtue of socialism is the equal sharing of miseries.

Blessings Quotes, Vice Quotes, Virtue Quotes, Capitalism Quotes, Sharing Quotes

He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.

Vice Quotes, Virtue Quotes


Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy, its inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery.

Failure Quotes, Ignorance Quotes, Virtue Quotes, Creed Quotes, Philosophy Quotes, Sharing Quotes

To build may have to be the slow and laborious task of years. To destroy can be the thoughtless act of a single day.

Thought Quotes

Baldwin thought Europe was a bore, and Chamberlain thought it was only a greater Birmingham.

Great Quotes, Thought Quotes

Let our advance worrying become advance thinking and planning.

Worry Quotes, Planning Quotes, Thinking Quotes

We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself the means of inspiration and survival

Hang in There Quotes, Inspirational Quotes, Heart Quotes, Suffering Quotes

Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.

Success Quotes, Failure Quotes, Courage Quotes

Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.

Success Quotes, Failure Quotes, Enthusiasm Quotes

War is a game that is played with a smile. If you can't smile, grin. If you can't grin, keep out of the way till you can.

Smile Quotes

My rule of life prescribed as an absolutely sacred rite smoking cigars and also the drinking of alcohol before, after and if need be during all meals and in the intervals between them.

Life Quotes, Sacred Quotes

If you have ten thousand regulations you destroy all respect for the law.

Respect Quotes

The British nation is unique in this respect. They are the only people who like to be told how bad things are, who like to be told the worst.

Respect Quotes

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

Respect Quotes

Christmas is a season not only of rejoicing but of reflection.

Reflection Quotes

If the human race wishes to have a prolonged and indefinite period of material prosperity, they have only got to behave in a peaceful and helpful way toward one another.

Prosperity Quotes, Material Quotes

The problems of victory are more agreeable than those of defeat, but they are no less difficult.

Problems Quotes

Continuous effort - not strength or intelligence - is the key to unlocking our potential.

Strength Quotes, Effort Quotes, Intelligence Quotes, Potential Quotes

The positive thinker sees the invisible, feels the intangible, and achieves the impossible.

Positive Thinking Quotes

Politics is not a game. It is an earnest business.

Business Quotes, Politics Quotes

Politics is the ability to foretell what is going to happen tomorrow, next week, next month and next year. And to have the ability afterwards to explain why it didn't happen.

Ability Quotes, Politics Quotes

Criticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary. It fulfils the same function as pain in the human body. It calls attention to an unhealthy state of things.

Health Quotes, Pain Quotes, Attention Quotes, Criticism Quotes

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

Opinion Quotes

Russia is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma.

Mystery Quotes

A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.

Change Quotes, Mind Quotes

The empires of the future are the empires of the mind.

Future Quotes, Mind Quotes

All men make mistakes‚ but only wise men learn from their mistakes.

Making Mistakes Quotes

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.

Luck Quotes, Heart Quotes

All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.

Freedom Quotes, Great Quotes, Honor Quotes, Hope Quotes, Justice Quotes

Without tradition, art is a flock of sheep without a shepherd. Without innovation, it is a corpse.

Innovation Quotes, Art Quotes

The truth is incontrovertible. Malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end, there it is.

Truth Quotes, Ignorance Quotes

If you're going through hell, keep going

Hang in There Quotes, Hell Quotes

If Hitler invaded hell I would make at least a favourable reference to the devil in the House of Commons.

Evil Quotes, Hell Quotes

Some people regard private enterprise as a predatory tiger to be shot. Others look on it as a cow they can milk. Not enough people see it as a healthy horse, pulling a sturdy wagon.

Health Quotes

Healthy citizens are the greatest asset any country can have.

Health Quotes, Great Quotes

The price of greatness is responsibility.

Responsibility Quotes, Greatness Quotes

True genius resides in the capacity for evaluation of uncertain, hazardous, and conflicting information.

Genius Quotes, Conflict Quotes

If we open a quarrel between past and present, we shall find that we have lost the future.

Future Quotes

The reserve of modern assertions is sometimes pushed to extremes, in which the fear of being contradicted leads the writer to strip himself of almost all sense and meaning.

Fear Quotes

Success is not final‚ failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.

Fear of Failure Quotes

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

Education Quotes, Elections Quotes

Difficulties mastered are opportunities won.

Difficulties Quotes

It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link of the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.

Time Quotes, Destiny Quotes

The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter.

Argument Quotes, Democracy Quotes

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

Democracy Quotes

Nothing can be more abhorrent to democracy than to imprison a person or keep him in prison because he is unpopular. This is really the test of civilization.

Democracy Quotes, Civilization Quotes

No crime is so great as daring to excel.

Great Quotes, Daring Quotes

Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities... because it is the quality which guarantees all others.

Courage Quotes

Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.

Courage Quotes

10 Top Winston Churchill quotes about War

When you are winning a war almost everything that happens can be claimed to be right and wise.

Winning Quotes, Aim Quotes, War Quotes

Politics are very much like war. We may even have to use poison gas at times.

Time Quotes, Politics Quotes, War Quotes

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

Time Quotes, Anger Quotes, Politics Quotes, War Quotes

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.

Pain Quotes, Politics Quotes, War Quotes

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

War Quotes

Those who can win a war well can rarely make a good peace and those who could make a good peace would never have won the war.

War Quotes

To jaw-jaw is always better than to war-war.

War Quotes

When the war of the giants is over the wars of the pygmies will begin.

War Quotes

In war as in life, it is often necessary when some cherished scheme has failed, to take up the best alternative open, and if so, it is folly not to work for it with all your might.

Life Quotes, Work Quotes, War Quotes

In war, you can only be killed once, but in politics, many times.

Time Quotes, Politics Quotes, War Quotes

4 Famous Winston Churchill quotes about Power

It is more agreeable to have the power to give than to receive.

Power Quotes

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

Power Quotes

The power of man has grown in every sphere, except over himself.

Power Quotes

For good or for ill, air mastery is today the supreme expression of military power and fleets and armies, however vital and important, must accept a subordinate rank.

Important Quotes, Power Quotes

4 Popular Winston Churchill quotes about Life

In the course of my life, I have often had to eat my words, and I must confess that I have always found it a wholesome diet.

Life Quotes

Nothing in life is so exhilarating as to be shot at without result.

Life Quotes

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

Life Quotes

You have enemies? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.

Life Quotes, Enemies Quotes

4 Amazing Winston Churchill quotes about History

For my part, I consider that it will be found much better by all parties to leave the past to history, especially as I propose to write that history myself.

History Quotes

History is written by the victors.

History Quotes

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

History Quotes

Study history, study history. In history lies all the secrets of statecraft.

History Quotes

5 Awesome Winston Churchill quotes about Truth

In wartime, truth is so precious that she should always be attended by a bodyguard of lies.

Truth Quotes

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

Truth Quotes

Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.

Truth Quotes

We occasionally stumble over the truth but most of us pick ourselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.

Truth Quotes

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

Time Quotes, Truth Quotes

6 Best Winston Churchill quotes about Time

If you have an important point to make, don't try to be subtle or clever. Use a pile driver. Hit the point once. Then come back and hit it again. Then hit it a third time - a tremendous whack.

Important Quotes, Time Quotes, Clever Quotes

My wife and I tried two or three times in the last 40 years to have breakfast together, but it was so disagreeable we had to stop.

Time Quotes

No idea is so outlandish that it should not be considered with a searching but at the same time a steady eye.

Time Quotes

One does not leave a convivial party before closing time.

Time Quotes

This is no time for ease and comfort. It is time to dare and endure.

Time Quotes

When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.

Time Quotes

6 Top Winston Churchill quotes about Great

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

Great Quotes

Great and good are seldom the same man.

Great Quotes

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

Great Quotes

The great defense against the air menace is to attack the enemy's aircraft as near as possible to their point of departure.

Great Quotes

These are not dark days: these are great days - the greatest days our country has ever lived.

Great Quotes

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.

Great Quotes, Inspirational Quotes