70 Famous quotes and sayings by Winston Churchill

Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill was a previous Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. He was a writer, an army officer, and a British politician. He also led Great Britain in achieving the Second World War victory. May these Winston Churchill quotes about life give insights from his ideals that will inspire and bring out the best in you.

Famous quotes and sayings by Winston Churchill
1. “The positive thinker sees the invisible, feels the intangible and achieves the impossible.” – Winston Churchill

2. “The optimist sees opportunity in every danger; the pessimist sees danger in every opportunity.” – Winston Churchill

3. “Success is stumbling from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.” – Winston Churchill

4. “Perhaps it is better to be irresponsible and right, than to be responsible and wrong.” – Winston Churchill

5. “We are masters of the unsaid words, but slaves of those we let slip out.” – Winston Churchill

6. “A good speech should be like a woman's skirt; long enough to cover the subject and short enough to create interest.” – Winston Churchill

7. “Kites rise highest against the wind, not with it.” – Winston Churchill

8. “You will never reach your destination if you stop and throw stones at every dog that barks.” – Winston Churchill

9. “My tastes are simple: I am easily satisfied with the best.” – Winston Churchill
Famous quotes and sayings by Winston Churchill
10. “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” – Winston Churchill

11. “An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile, hoping it will eat him last.” – Winston Churchill

12. “If you're going through hell, keep going.” – Winston Churchill

13. “We are all worms, But I do believe that I am a glow worm.” – Winston Churchill

14. “All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.” – Winston Churchill
Famous quotes and sayings by Winston Churchill
15. “Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.” – Winston Churchill

16. “A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on.” – Winston Churchill

17. “I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.” – Winston Churchill

18. “We sleep safely at night because rough men stand ready to visit violence on those who would harm us.” – Winston Churchill

19. “Healthy citizens are the greatest asset any country can have.” – Winston Churchill
Famous quotes and sayings by Winston Churchill
20. “Doubts can be swept away only by deeds.” – Winston Churchill

21. “I pass with relief from the tossing sea of cause and theory to the firm ground of result and fact.” – Winston Churchill

22. “We are still masters of our fate. We are still captains of our souls.” – Winston Churchill

23. “History is written by the victors.” – Winston Churchill

24. “There is something about the outside of a horse that is good for the inside of a man.” – Winston Churchill
Famous quotes and sayings by Winston Churchill
25. “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.” – Winston Churchill

26. “When the eagles are silent, the parrots begin to jabber.” – Winston Churchill

27. “It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.” – Winston Churchill

28. “When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside cannot hurt you.” – Winston Churchill

29. “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, believe.” – Winston Churchill

30. “The farther backward you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.” – Winston Churchill

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31. “Broadly speaking, the short words are the best, and the old words best of all.” – Winston Churchill

32. “The truth is incontrovertible. Malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end, there it is.” – Winston Churchill

33. “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.” – Winston Churchill

34. “All of the great empires of the future will be empires of the mind.” – Winston Churchill

35. “The most important thing about education is appetite.” – Winston Churchill

36. “Now this is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning.” – Winston Churchill

37. “One ought never to turn one's back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half.” – Winston Churchill

38. “This paper, by its very length, defends itself from ever being read.” – Winston Churchill

39. “Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.” – Winston Churchill

40. “It is a mistake to try to look too far ahead. The chain of destiny can only be grasped one link at a time.” – Winston Churchill

41. “There is no time for ease and comfort. It is the time to dare and endure.” – Winston Churchill

42. “Always remember, that I have taken more out of alcohol than alcohol has taken out of me.” – Winston Churchill

43. “When you have to kill a man, it costs nothing to be polite.” – Winston Churchill

44. “My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.” – Winston Churchill

45. “Sure I am this day we are masters of our fate, that the task which has been set before us is not above our strength; that its pangs and toils are not beyond our endurance. As long as we have faith in our own cause and an unconquerable will to win, victory will not be denied us.” – Winston Churchill

46. “Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.” – Winston Churchill

47. “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.” – Winston Churchill

48. “Life is fraught with opportunities to keep your mouth shut.” – Winston Churchill

49. “You will make all kinds of mistakes; but as long as you are generous and true and also fierce you cannot hurt the world or even seriously distress her. She was meant to be wooed and won by youth.” – Winston Churchill

50. “Difficulties mastered are opportunities won.” – Winston Churchill

51. “Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy, its inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery.” – Winston Churchill

52. “A small lie needs a bodyguard of bigger lies to protect it.” – Winston Churchill

53. “Out of intense complexities, intense simplicities emerge.” – Winston Churchill

54. “To build may have to be the slow and laborious task of years. To destroy can be the thoughtless act of a single day.” – Winston Churchill

55. “The malice of the wicked was reinforced by the weakness of the virtuous.” – Winston Churchill

56. “Fear is a reaction. Courage is a decision.” – Winston Churchill

57. “No hour of life is wasted that is spent in the saddle.” – Winston Churchill

58. “Do you know why the nose of the bull dog is sloped backwards? So it can keep on breathing without ever letting go.” – Winston Churchill

59. “If we open a quarrel between past and present, we shall find that we have lost the future.” – Winston Churchill

60. “Do not let spacious plans for a new world divert your energies from saving what is left of the old.” – Winston Churchill

61. “Courage is rightly esteemed as the first of human qualities because it is the quality that guarantees all others.” – Winston Churchill

62. “Never hold discussions with the monkey when the organ grinder is in the room.” – Winston Churchill

63. “To improve is to change, so to be perfect is to have changed often.” – Winston Churchill

64. “Without tradition, art is a flock of sheep without a shepherd. Without innovation, it is a corpse.” – Winston Churchill

65. “No folly is more costly than the folly of intolerant idealism.” – Winston Churchill

66. “I am always ready to learn although I do not always like being taught.” – Winston Churchill

67. “You create your own universe as you go along.” – Winston Churchill

68. “A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.” – Winston Churchill

69. “I never worry about action, but only about inaction.” – Winston Churchill

70. “We shape our buildings; thereafter they shape us.” – Winston Churchill

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