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Winston Churchill quotes

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

I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.

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.

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

I like a man who grins when he fights.

The short words are best, and the old words are the best of all.

I have been brought up and trained to have the utmost contempt for people who get drunk.

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

I cannot pretend to be impartial about the colours. I rejoice with the brilliant ones, and am genuinely sorry for the poor browns.

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

This report, by its very length, defends itself against the risk of being read.

I'm just preparing my impromptu remarks.

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

Sure I am of this, that you have only to endure to conquer.

No crime is so great as daring to excel.

Great and good are seldom the same man.

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

Before Alamein we never had a victory. After Alamein we never had a defeat.

I always avoid prophesying beforehand, because it is a much better policy to prophesy after the event has already taken place.

The first quality that is needed is audacity.