Winston Churchill

He has all the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire. - Sir Winston Churchill

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

A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty. - Sir Winston Churchill

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

Any man who is under 30, and is not a liberal, has not heart; and any man who is over 30, and is not a conservative, has no brains. - Sir Winston Churchill

When you have to kill a man, it costs nothing to be polite. - Sir Winston Churchill

A nation that tries to tax itself into prosperity is like a man standing in a bucket and trying to lift himself up by the handle. - Winston Churchill

We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give! - Winston Churchill

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

My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me. - Winston Churchill

Americans can always be counted upon to do the right thing - after all other possibilities have been exhausted. - Winston Churchill

We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself, the means of inspiration and survival. - Winston Churchill

The price of greatness is responsibility. - Winston Churchill

My wife and I tried breakfast together, but we had to stop or our marriage would have been wrecked. - Winston Churchill

Mr. Chamberlain loves the working man, he loves to see him work. - Winston Churchill

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

Golf is a game whose aim is to hit a very small ball into an even smaller hole, with weapons singularly ill-designed for the purpose.  - Winston Churchill

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 shock. - Winston Churchill

I am an optimist. It does not seem too much use being anything else. - Winston Churchill

Success consists of going from failure to failure without loosing enthusiasm. - Winston Churchill

We shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be, we shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills;we shall never surrender. - Winston Churchill

Out of intense complexities, intense simplicities emerge. - Winston Churchill

Courage is the first of human qualities, because it is the quality which guarantees all others. - Winston Churchill

Writing 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. - Winston Churchill

Those whose work and pleasures are one are fortune's favorite children.  - Winston Churchill

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

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

Eating words has never given me indigestion. - Winston Churchill

Friendship is the only cement that will hold the world together. - Winston Churchill