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Below are the first 30 of Winston Churchill's Quotes (out of 430 in total)
To jaw-jaw- is always better than to war-war
It's not enough that we do our best; sometimes we have to do what's required
Responsibility is the price of greatness.
'You are drunk Sir Winston, you are disgustingly drunk. 'Yes, Mrs. Braddock, I am drunk. But you, Mrs. Braddock are ugly, and disgustingly fat. But, tomorrow morning, I, Winston Churchill will be sober.
I like a man who grins when he fights.
with her factories equipped to the very latest point of science by British and American money.
He said he was like a crocodile. You never knew whether he was trying to smile or preparing to swallow you up.
The Russians will try all the rooms in a house, enter those that are not locked, and when they come to one that cannot be broken into, they will withdraw and invite you to dine genially that same evening.
Christopher Columbus was the first socialist: he didn’t know where he was going, he didn’t know where he was… and he did it all at taxpayers expense.
Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy, its inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery.
One does not leave a convivial party before closing time.
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
Life's real failure is when you do not realize how close you were to success when you gave up.
I always avoid prophesying beforehand, because it is a much better policy to prophesy after the event has already taken place.
Their insatiable lust for power is only equaled by their incurable impotence in exercising it.
Censure is often useful, praise is often deceitful
The Almighty in His infinite wisdom did not see fit to create Frenchmen in the image of Englishmen.
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule to never criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
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.
They say that nobody is perfect. Then they tell you practice makes perfect. I wish they'd make up their minds.
I have never accepted what many people have kindly said, namely that I have inspired the nation. It was the nation and the race dwelling all around the globe that had the lion heart. I had the luck to give the roar.
The truth is incontrovertible, malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end; there it is.
[Lady Nancy Astor:] Winston, if you were my husband, I'd put poison in your coffee. ... Nancy, if you were my wife, I'd drink it.
Lady Nancy Astor: Winston, if you were my husband, I'd poison your tea.Churchill: Nancy, if I were your husband, I'd drink it.
The problems of victory are more agreeable than those of defeat, but they are no less difficult.
I never worry about action, but only about inaction
No folly is more costly than the folly of intolerant idealism
Civilization will not last, freedom will not survive, peace will not be kept, unless a very large majority of mankind unite together to defend them and show themselves possessed of a constabulary power before which barbaric and atavistic forces will
Continuous effort - not strength or intelligence - is the key to unlocking our potential
Although prepared for martyrdom, I preferred that it be postponed.